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LTO vendors declare improved LTO-7 bit error rate significant

Linear Tape-Open (LTO) program leaders say latest LTO-7 bit error rate improvements are significant for reliability, see tape used with flash as "flape" system.


RMAN not always required for Oracle backups

While RMAN is typically used for Oracle backups, it is possible and sometimes necessary to use a different backup method.


Using Windows PowerShell backup

Windows PowerShell can be used in conjunction with your backup software for specific data protection tasks. Find out how and when to use PowerShell backup.


Mobile data backup vs. sync and share

Mobile data backup remains challenging for many in IT, with some departments ignoring it completely. Such a decision can, and most likely will, result in the loss of critical data. But interest and awareness of data loss risks associated with mobile...

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