Why aren't snapshots a viable backup option for AWS?

The Real Costs of AWS Backup using EBS Snapshots

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The backup control that database administrators gain from disk snapshots is certainly desirable, and to maintain that control, many have simply continued the practice in their AWS public cloud storage by storing their EBS snapshots in AWS S3 storage.

While this should work in theory, the reality simply isn’t practical. Read this white paper to find out why. Then, keep reading to learn about an alternative system, that performs app consistent, incremental forever backups that reduce the impact on your storage IO to offer:

  • Instant recovery, even for databases of 100 TB or more
  • Deep integration with databases like Oracle, SAP HANA, MySQL and more to automate backups
  • And more
Vendor:
Actifio
Posted:
28 Mar 2018
Published:
28 Mar 2018
Format:
PDF
Length:
8 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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