I'm seriously considering a Compact Flash to 3.5 EDI converter for the boot and base OS. With that and my rsync backup script, I would have an almost bullet-proof setup.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk