Remote Mirroring DEFINITION: A means by which data is written to two duplicate disks simultaneously. If one of the disk drives fails, the system can instantly switch to the other disk, thus no data is lost.
This document is a 7-step guide for making the move from tape to disk backup with deduplication. Within these steps, the Guide provides a concise summary of the downsides of tape backup, and then examines the superiority and economy of second-generation disk backup with data deduplication.
Since the cost comparison between tape and disk is obviously far more complex than the media itself, this brief outlines all the considerations necessary for a more complete understanding of the benefit and true cost comparison between tape and disk to help IT professionals choose and justify their backup environment.
The data protection market has evolved with a number of alternatives that can save costs. One type of solution is a disk-based backup solution. Implementing a disk-based backup solution can save up to 40% when compared to traditional tape backups.
This document describes the basic concepts and integration guidelines for FalconStor® File-interface Deduplication System (FDS) in a Veritas NetBackup™ environment. It is intended to provide best practices for configuring all components.
Backup is the core of data protection because it provides the ability to recover data from either physical disasters or common data loss conditions. But backup can have drawbacks - regular disruption of production applications, long recovery time, and significant data/work loss. Replication technologies were developed to shorten recovery time..
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