Premium Content

Access "Modern backup alternatives"

Published: 01 Oct 2013

With more data to protect, storage administrators need to look at backup alternatives to supplement or replace their standard process of weekly fulls and nightly incrementals. Plenty of IT shops still perform nightly incremental backups along with weekly full backups, but many organizations are increasingly finding that their data -- and the recovery requirements for that data -- are breaking the backup models they've relied on for so long. For storage managers addressing inadequate backup operations, this may mean confronting the difficult but critical task of backup modernization. Backup modernization can be a somewhat painful process; you not only need to choose a backup technology, you need to consider the impact the transition will have on key business processes and requirements. Backup alternatives to consider When it comes to modernizing your backups, there are many solutions available ranging from the mundane and utilitarian to the exotic. Even so, there are three main flavors of data protection in use today: Continuous data protection (CDP) ... Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside

Features

More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • A lesson in flash caching
    storage_0714.png
    E-Zine

    Solid-state storage is proliferating as a replacement for hard disk drives, where it offers a quick shift into the fast lane of storage processing...

  • Storage performance management: Ways to maximize your environment
    better_storage_performance.png
    E-Handbook

    Making your storage perform to the very best of its ability is an age-old problem with a long list of ways to approach it. But how should you start ...

  • Hypervisor vendors up the ante with new storage features
    storage_0614.png
    E-Zine

    There's a struggle between doing storage the "old way" and the new demands that virtual servers put on networked storage. Storage vendors have ...