Backup To The Future?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  It seems there''s never enough performance: no one wants to wait for a backup, let alone an urgent recovery.    The core technologies are changing: witness the emergence of PBBAs (purpose built backup appliances) as well as various forms of snaps and replication. 

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Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

David Linthicum

When Delta performs a postmortem on this outage, it will likely find that the outage was caused by a common occurrence: network failure. However, Delta could not recover or switch to backup systems. I hope you weren't flying Delta this week. If you were, you know that Delta's systems experienced an outage, and of course passengers bore the brunt of it in hundreds of canceled and delayed flights.

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How to Choose a Data Backup Service

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Choose a Data Backup Service - Information Technology Blog. In choosing the right data backup service to suit your business, there are a variety of things that come into play that you must consider. Backups Storage

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder

Storage IO Blog

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder It’s that time of year again, World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder. In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Saturday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting […] The post World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Network Awareness Using ARPwatch | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

This topic of network awareness is dear to my heart — not because of what it does but because it is network-based and I started out in the IT field as a network engineer, so networking holds a special place for me. What do I mean by “network awareness”?

Hot Backup Software

Galido

A hot backup, also called a dynamic backup, is a backup performed on data even though it is actively accessible to users and may currently be in a state of being updated. Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment.

CIOs Start To Deal With The Problem Of Big Data Backup

The Accidental Successful CIO

Back in the old days, when the size of the data that your CIO job required you to manage was still something that could be dealt with, whenever the IT department received new data it just got added to your existing backup plan. Solutions To Your Big Data Backup Problem.

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Data Protection Fundamentals Recovery Points (Backup, Snapshots, Versions)

Storage IO Blog

IDG Contributor Network: OwnBackup: Don't rely on SaaS vendors to do their own backup and recovery

Network World

Also on Network World: Why it takes a cloud service to manage cloud services +. Given this fact, you could be forgiven for assuming that there would be no opportunity for a vendor whose core mission is to help users backup their SaaS data. For one thing, SaaS vendors hardly ever fail and for another, even if short-term outages and small-scale losses occur, SaaS vendors can be relied upon to do their own backup and recovery.

Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Storage IO Blog

For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and storage (as well as […] The post Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast appeared first on StorageIOblog. In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew!).

March Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

This month, we’ll be covering the following topics: Backups. Network Awareness. Importance of data backups. Believe it or not, backups are one of the most important pieces of security. You may not think backups and security are related, but they most definitely are.

Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! - TechNet Blogs

IT Pros Rock!

Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ In todays article in this series, well discuss backup of SQL databases and logs to the Windows Azure cloud as an alternate off-site backup strategy to using tape. In this article, I’ll step through the process of using SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU2 native backup capabilities to create database backups on Windows Azure cloud storage.

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30% off APC 1500VA Compact UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector

Network World

An APC UPS provides backup power power and surge protection to power and protect your PC or Mac, network router, gaming consoles like Xbox and PS4, AV and other business electronics from the dangers of power surges, spikes, lightning and power outages. By powering your critical electronics with a backup battery during blackouts, you ensure personal and professional connectivity when it matters most.

Vendor management and looking beyond SMB firewalls, anti-virus, and data backups

IT Toolbox

I just had lunch with a long-time business colleague who specializes in IT consulting and network systems integration for small and medium-sized businesses. From servers to PBXs and everything in between, his company sells, installs, and manages entire network environments for its customers. Companies like my colleague’s are the backbone of the enormously large group of businesses

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Ransomware targets backups: 3 ways to protect your company’s data

IT Manager Daily

But if people think ransomware is simple to recover by just relying on strong backup systems, they should be more concerned. Security researchers predict that ransomware will keep evolving, and one day soon may start targeting backup systems. On the Mac, backups were being targeted back in 2015 when a ransomware virus shut down Mac’s recovery program, Time Machine. You may think that in the age of the cloud, backups are safer, but that may not necessarily be the case.

PCIe Server Storage I/O Network Fundamentals #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

PCIe Server Storage I/O Network Fundamentals #blogtober Peripheral Computer Interconnect Express aka PCIe is a Server, Storage, I/O networking fundamental component.

Data Infrastructure server storage I/O network Recommended Reading #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

Data Infrastructure Recommended Reading List and Book Shelf Updated 10/30/17 The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection and related topics that includes books, blogs, podcast’s, events and industry links among other resources.

Mick's IT Blogs: How to Backup Multiple Systems to a Single Online.

Mick's IT Blog

How to Backup Multiple Systems to a Single Online Backup Service Account. You might have wondered how to backup multiple computers in your home with a single online backup service. You can setup one system that will act as a repository for your other computers backups. You will be using the Windows 7 Backup and Restore feature to backup to the other system. Second, you will want to create the network share. Click on the Set up Backup.

CIOs Want To Know: Is Tape Making A Comeback?

The Accidental Successful CIO

This is why using magnetic tape as an offline backup system is starting to make so much sense to firms. More and more magnetic tape is starting to become part of a firm’s best-practice backup strategy. Is it time for magnetic tape to come back as a storage option?

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Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures

Storage IO Blog

The post Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures appeared first on StorageIOblog. Data Infrastructures exist to protect, preserve, secure and serve information along with the applications and data they depend on. With more data being created at a faster rate, along with the size of data becoming larger, increased application functionality to transform data into information means more demands on data infrastructures and their underlying resources.

7 free tools every network needs

Network World

In the network and server administration world, the mantra is visibility, visibility, visibility. If you don't know what your network and servers are doing at every second of the day, you're flying blind. Because good and free always beat good and costly, I've compiled a list of my favorite open source tools that prove their worth day in and day out in networks of any size. In the real estate world, the mantra is location, location, location.

Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. 1: IoT and the Government

Cloud Musings

Dwight Bu e s & Kevin Jackson This is Part 1 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design: The “Internet of Things” depends on the “Cloud” for the processing and storage of data.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How to Enable TimeMachine Backup for.

Sean Daniel

How to Enable TimeMachine Backup for your MAC to your Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials or Windows Home Server 2011. Once you have these installed, you can easily add your Windows based PC to the server and to the PC backup by simply going to [link] on your client PC.

Announcing My New Book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies

Storage IO Blog

Announcing My New Book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies Announcing my new book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies published via Auerbach/CRC Press is now available via CRC Press and Amazon.com among other global venues. My Fifth Solo Book Project – Data Infrastructure Management Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies (e.g. the white book) is my fifth […].

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Online Backup using Proxure's KeepVault.

Sean Daniel

Online Backup using Proxure’s KeepVault for Windows Home Server 2011 and Windows Small Business Server 2011. When using Windows Home Server v1, I had found an Online Backup solution that I previously reviewed on this blog. This comes in handy with that first backup. Backup.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Using the KeepVault Connector to backup.

Sean Daniel

Using the KeepVault Connector to backup Roaming Client Computers. Previously, I covered the basics of Proxure’s KeepVault Online Backup , as well as what you got if you went Pro. This will allow you to to pick a local folder on your client computer which will perform the backup.

Product Review: Paessler PRTG Network Monitor

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Product Review: Paessler PRTG Network Monitor - Information Technology Blog. PRTG Network Monitor from Paessler AG is a powerful network monitoring solution. This network software is not only powerful but also easy to use.

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Data Infrastructure Server Storage I/O Network Software Defined Cloud and Virtual Recommended Reading List

IT Toolbox

The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection (backup, security, HA, BC, DR). The evolving list includes books, blogs, podcast?s, s, events and industry links among other resources and related data infrastructure topics, tools, techniques as well as trends

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March 2015 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

Thus this months newsletter has a focus on data protection, after all March 31 is World Backup Day which means it should also be World Restore test day! A reminder on the importance of data protection including backup, BC, DR and related technologies is to make sure they are occuring as planned. Besides various college championships, March also has a connection to back up and data protection.

Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment)

Storage IO Blog

backup/restore, archive, snapshot, replication) and more commonly storage systems. AWS and S3 storage gateway access alternatives include those from various third-party (including that are in the AWS marketplace), as well as via data protection tools (e.g. Some tools include Cloudberry, S3FS, S3 motion, S3 Browser among many others. The post Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment) appeared first on StorageIOblog.

VMworld 2013 Vmware, server, storage I/O and networking update (Day 1)

Storage IO Blog

Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and Software Defined Networks (SDN) […]. Congratulations to VMware on 10 years of VMworld! With the largest installment yet of a VMworld in terms of attendance, there were also many announcements today (e.g. Monday) and many more slated for out the week. Here are a synopsis of some of those announcements.

Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday including moving beyond or outside our current tradecraft focus area. If you are an expert in a field or given focus area, learn something new about an area outside your expertise or comfort zone. Now if you are […] The post Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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The Toll of Ransomware is Growing

CTOvision

Ransomware is a fairly simple process that can have devastating results—a person clicks on a link or accesses a file on their computer that nearly instantly encrypts all of the data on their computer or in their network. Companies tend to have more money to pay the ransom and a larger network with more holes and opportunities to encrypt files, meaning they are an ideal target for a ransomware attacker. Rick Delgado.

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Storage IO Blog

Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures.

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Storage IO Blog

While Microsoft Windows Server recently celebrated its 20th birthday (or anniversary), a lot has changed as well as evolved. This includes Windows Servers 2016 supporting new deployment and consumption models (e.g.