Have you ever wondered what happens to those little raw files in big shoots? I mean, big scale productions gotta worry more than simply unloading the card, importing to light room and get a good night sleep.
Firstly it is a lot of date, and then it has to travel, get stored, archived, backed up and processed.
Chase Jarvis has a great video where he share his Protect-The-Data-Kong-Fu
I think that the question is how do you scale down (or up, if you are that guy) to your working model.
watch the video, and read the entire post (+ some really good comments) in Chase’s blog post titled The Complete Workflow and Backup for Photo.