Well it finally happened last night. Was getting my image library organised and found that one of my image CD's was no longer readable. It was a TDK black CD and no more than 12 months old. Luckily I had backups of all the images on the CD on my old notebook.
Now I have 2 copies of the images backed up to DVD-R.
So my question is this - what's your backup strategy? I've read a lot about how unreliable CD's can be and that Gold CD's are the best for archival purposes, but there's no Gold equivalent for DVD. Is DVD-R safe for archival? CD-R is very limiting when shooting RAW (700mb vs 4.7 gb for DVD).