This disclaimer informs readers that the views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the following article belong solely to the author, and not necessarily to the author's employer, organization, committee, or other group or individual. The following write-up is a personal perspective based off the author's personal experience and account.
The author shall take no responsibility or be affiliated to any of the readers' own take or experiments to replicate the results expressed in this article. Readers are reminded to practice self-caution, safety, and calculated-risks prior to any experimentations, as well as to double-check on details prior to any potential actions or purchases.
Why Is Time Machine Backing Up So Slow?
We have all been there... We're excited to get a backup settled on our macOS Time Machine, but as the data on our primary drive grows larger over the years, the speed of backing up our drive content just gets slower and slower.
I myself had recently upgraded from a 1TB to a 2TB SSD. The increase in drive size meant an added issue of more data to be backed up.
The following colated list of solutions that I have researched and trial-and-tested over the years and I hope that they will help ease your "Time Machine backup pains", as well as help you save a bit of time and monies in the process.