How to upgrade or replace backup software
How to implement snapshots
How to implement disk-to-disk backups
Backup Guide Chapter 7: Software (PDF)
How to improve tape backup performance and reliability
How virtualizing servers has impacted the backup process
Has the restore process changed at all?
What types of innovations are being introduced in this space?
How has server virtualization affected the backup window and backup capacity?
Can you perform a backup of a virtual machine when it is live?
Are organizations using the same tools to back up virtual server environments that they have in the
What is the difference between a traditional file-level backup and a virtual machine backup?
How does data deduplication affect the backup process in a virtual server environment?
What data is actually being backed up when a virtual machine image is backed up?
Backup hardware finalists 2007
Backup and disaster recovery software finalists 2007
Backup Guide Chapter 5: Archives (PDF)
Backup Guide Chapter 4: CDP (PDF)
Improving backup operations
Backup Guide Chapter 6: Remote backup (PDF)
Backup Guide Chapter 8: Security (PDF)
There are also concerns about data loss due to hash collisions. How have manufacturers addressed tha
Are there any data deduplication products that listeners should watch for?
Which data deduplication appliances and backup software do you view as enterprise ready?
What happens if you fill up a storage system with deduplicated data and it needs to grow?
Is there a similar performance impact, or any impact at all, when restoring deduplicated data?
There were early concerns about scalability. Have manufacturers largely dealt with those concerns, o
How about when doing target data deduplication on the virtual tape library (VTL) or backup appliance
Do you think data should be deduplicated while the backup is occurring or after it is complete?
How long does it take for companies to achieve these data reduction ratios?
What type of data reduction ratios should you realistically expect using deduplication?
Are there any instances where data deduplication will not provide any benefits? Superior benefits?
When does data deduplication using backup software on the host make sense?
Pros and cons of remote storage services for SMBs
Storage Decisions Session Downloads: Data Protection and Backup Track (San Francisco 2007)
How to ensure scaling and reliability in data deduplication systems
How to evaluate software-based data deduplication products
Tackling the backup and recovery challenges of tomorrow
Backup Guide Chapter 3: Data backup copies (PDF)
Deduplication and CDP
Backup Guide Chapter 1: Disk (PDF)
Storage Decisions Session Downloads (Chicago 2007)
Storage Decisions Session Downloads: Data Protection and Backup Track (NYC 2007)
Data deduplication: Backup's next frontier
Are tape backups a thing of the past when it comes to disaster recovery?
What is considered best practices in terms of backup vaulting (offsite storage) frequency?
Top 10 data backup news stories and tips
How archive and encryption impact backup with Curtis Preston
Data Backup School: Lesson eight
Tape backup continues its practical role in long-term storage
What are some file archiving policy examples?
What are the compliance implications around file archiving?
The role of e-discovery, indexing, content classification and search in file archiving
How does file archiving differ from HSM and ILM solutions?
Who should be looking at and considering file archiving?
How many copies of archived data should be made?
Does file archiving require content- or CAS-based storage?
What are some policy managers for implementing file archiving and where do these policy managers exi
How do you know what files to archive?
How does file archiving differ from file virtualization?
What is the best medium and type of device for file archiving?
Is file archiving only for regulatory compliance?
New Seminar: Data Protection: Preventing Data Theft and Loss
Advanced Data Backup School
Data backup quiz
Backup Buying Guide Chapter 6: WAN and WAFS
Backup Buying Guide Chapter 7: Backup software
Backup Buying Guide Chapter 5: CDP
Backup Buying Guide Chapter 4: VTLs
What's the best way to lock down mobile drives to keep them secure?
What's the best methodology to use when testing for storage security vulnerabilities?
What should you do if you can't realistically encrypt everything, like many people are interpreting
Backup Buying Guide Chapter 2: Enterprise-class tape libraries
Backup Buying Guide Chapter 1: Purchase considerations
What is storage security? What activities does it entail?
What security tools should I be using to test the security of my storage environment?
Who should be responsible for storage security?
Backup and disaster recovery software
Storage Decisions Session Downloads: Data Protection Track (LV 2006)
Download Advanced Storage Guide Chapter 2: Backup/Data protection (PDF)
E-vaulting's many faces can confuse IT efforts
If you plan to migrate your email to a newer version, should you wait to adopt an archiving system?
What is email archive indexing? Which type do you recommend?
What's the biggest mistake you see companies make when adopting an email archiving solution?
Is it important to capture email metadata in the archive? Why?
Legally speaking, isn't it a violation of an individual employee's privacy to archive their email?
What's the second biggest mistake?
Are there any special regulatory requirements for media storage in an email archiving system?
I back up my email servers on a regular basis -- can't I just use those as an archive?
In-house email archiving vs. a hosted system: Advantages and disadvantages
Does email archiving require huge amounts of bandwidth?
Why is single instance storage important when looking at an email archiving solution?
Three approaches to remote replication
Improve recovery time for email and file servers, and spend less on remote replication
How do I identify what data to replicate and what data to simply backup?
Download Backup Guide Chapter 2: Tape (PDF)
Backup and recovery final quiz