Monthly Archives: August 2011

Exclusions and Inclusions; Off-Site Backup and indexing head-to-head

Spotlight Exclusions I recently started using Backblaze to backup my filesystem. Rather quickly, I realized that my CPU usage was out of control, but it wasn’t back blaze; it was mds reindexing backblaze’s log file continuously. Adding an exclusion to spotlight saved me a lot of system resources (hard drive wear, cpu heat, fan spin, […]