Best Practices for your Backup Strategy

Everybody is talking about backup strategies and backup concepts, but barely anyone explains the recovery strategies and concepts. Let’s be honest, the backup is important, but a working restore is essential! Because: no data = no business Best Practices for your Backup Strategy – The Recovery That’s why today I’d …

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Windows Server 2012 (R2) Deduplication and you

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When someone mentions deduplication with regards to storage many people get blinded by dollar signs, very few people that I talk with know that they might have a perfectly good deduplication solution just sitting in their already provisioned server and not even know it.  Starting with Windows Server 2012, and …

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Microsoft Exchange DAG

Microsoft Exchange

Lately NovaStor’s sales department has been getting asked a lot more about Exchange DAG support and if our backup software is able to backup and restore the Exchange in this configuration. That’s why I thought, I tell you a little bit about Exchange DAG itself, what it does and how …

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Tape is dead! Long live the tape! – Part II

Tape is dead! Long live the tape!

If you have read part I of Tape is dead! Long live the tape! you already know more about the differences between speed and performance regarding tape and disk devices. Section 3 ‘Tape is expensive’ started with a calculation to figure out whether or not this myth is true. 3) …

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