@rabryst I know some hate Time Machine, but I've been using it since the beginning and it has saved my bacon so many times. Even for OS X Server, which people said it shouldn't be used for. Annoying stuff not restored, sure, but so minor in comparison
@rabryst A grand total of once did I need to recover some mangled files out of the cloud backup (when my local backup had a problem.) Every other time I've needed my backups, and there have been many, it was for a bare metal restore.
@rabryst I keep the service because it was prepaid for several years. But I've learned that "restore" means "dump a bunch of files on your desktop." I haven't decided what I'm going to do when my plan expires.