Your Web 2.0 data isn't getting backed up

Some of you may read this title and say, "No duh!" but I think it's worth talking about.  From email to pictures to storage, if you're storing your data on somebody else's servers, it probably isn't getting backed up.  Let's talk about that. 

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Architect at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

Mr. Backup coming to a city near you in 2008

Tech Target and GlassHouse have agreed on the cities and dates for 2008, so I thought I'd share them with you as soon as possible.  Maybe I'll be speaking at a city near you! Continue reading

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Architect at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

Understanding the T10000 Encryption feature

I've received a lot of questions about the different tape drives are doing encryption, so I thought I'd get some details and get back to you.  This is the first of a few posts on this topic, and it concentrates on Sun's T10000 tape drive.  There will also be a post on IBM's TS1120 and their LTO-4 drive. Continue reading

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Architect at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.