Tag: backup




Podcast

Frankenbackup — SolarWinds TechPod 010


 Old backup technologies never really die. In fact, they tend to grow, patching on new products and types of media until a company’s backup solution becomes a cobbled together “frankenbackup” (neck bolts not included). So how can tech and IT pros navigate this …


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Don’t Get Bitten by Schrödinger’s Backup


There are two sayings you can find in virtually every article about data protection: “If your data doesn’t exist in at least two places, then it doesn’t exist,” and “If you can’t restore your data, then it doesn’t exist.” This is for good reason. …


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Do You Need an On-Prem Storage Vault?


Data protection has traditionally involved an on-prem storage vault, but as data protection solutions evolve, this requirement is becoming increasingly optional. On-prem storage vaults exist because if you do away with them, you eliminate cost and complexity while creating risk. Understanding how “cloud-first” data …



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The Hidden Costs of Backup Software


The focus of data protection has changed. Backups and data recovery used to exist primarily to protect against human error or natural disaster. The focus was on recovering from an accidental deletion or salvaging company data after a data center burned down. Today, data …


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Six Ways to Protect your Database Backups


I often see forum posts from accidental administrators who want to know how to recover data without a backup. The short answer is, “Now is a good time to work on your resume.” The longer answer is, “Recreate all your data.” But the truth …


Video

SolarWinds Lab Episode 64: Keep Your Company Safe – The ARRR Pillars


In this episode, Head Geeks explain the ARRR Pillars (Availability, Reliability, Resiliency, and Recoverability) and how applying them in practice can help keep your company safe. We’ll cover patch reporting and analytics, cloud logging best practices, and disaster recovery using backup best practices. Back …