Manufacturers have specific instructions for the care of magnetic tape cartridges, which differ from tape technology to tape technology. It's important to follow those instructions in addition to the general suggestions presented here. Read this tutorial now to find out so much more.
This paper will compare and contrast the benefits of all new disk-based data protection options to allow you to select the best technology for each of the data types to be protected in your environment.
Listen to this podcast with W. Curtis Preston to find out what vendors really mean when they quote a tape age, learn about how to decide when a tape is ready to be discarded and get the scoop on what jargon really translates to in practical terms.
The purpose of this webinar is to evaluate the evolving role of tape in data protection, and to discuss why linear tape technologies are today, and will continue to be, the de facto standard for open systems backup and archival applications.
In a GFS scheme the daily backup tapes should probably be replaced each year or so and the weekly and monthly tapes (assuming the monthly tapes aren't archived) accordingly. Read this tutorial to find out so much more.
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