Archiving and backup

Archiving and backup are often considered the same, but there are important differences between them. Data archiving is the process of moving data that is no longer actively used to a separate data storage device for long-term data retention. Different than data backups, which are copies of data kept in case the original copy is lost or destroyed, data archiving systems often free up primary data storage space and help reduce overall data storage costs. Learn about the differences between data archiving and data backup. Read about the different types of data archiving tools, including email archiving and database archiving tools. Learn how to choose the best data archiving system for your enterprise, and where the cloud fits in for backup and archiving. Read about challenges enterprise data storage administrators and backup administrators face with data archiving as well as new and improved data archiving software features in data backup and recovery environments. And browse articles, news, tips and tutorials to stay up to date on data archiving information and resources.

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  • Differential Backup

    A differential backup is a type of data backup method that copies all of the files that have changed since the last full backup was performed. Continue Reading

  • Incremental Backup

    An incremental backup is a type of backup that only copies data that has been changed or created since the previous backup activity was conducted. Continue Reading

  • backup

    Backup refers to the copying of physical or virtual files or databases to a secondary location for preservation in case of equipment failure or catastrophe. Continue Reading

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