Advanced Backup School II - SD San Francisco 2007
sponsored by Storage Decisions and Sony
Backup School II is devoted to disk-based backup. Storage expert, W. Curtis Preston looks at a potentially disruptive backup technology - data de-duplication. He explains what de-dupe is, how it differs from common compression techniques and how you should think about incorporating it into your systems.In addition to this overview - Preston goes through a complete side-by-side comparison of products available in this slice of backup, as well as an explanation of how virtual tape libraries fit into this equation. Lastly, get an in-depth look at emerging backup technologies - like snapshots, continuous data protection, remote office backup and data reduction. Learn the pros and cons of each, where these technologies will make the most sense and why they'll comprise the future of backup.
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