Is backup worthless for DR? (Restore it All Podcast #49)

Prasanna Malaiyandi and W. Curtis Preston discuss an article that says that backups are worthless for DR. Are they? Some are, some aren’t. Have a listen and see if you agree!

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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 Evangelist 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.

Are Drive Recovery Services a Good Option? (Restore it All Podcast #48)

If you’ve ever wondered about whether or not drive recovery services are a good option, then this is the podcast for you. W. Curtis Preston and Prasanna Malaiyandi discuss whether or not they’re a viable alternative to backup.

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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 Evangelist 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.

What workloads are appropriate to backup to the cloud? (Restore it All Podcast #47)

Is it appropriate to backup your data to the cloud? Which workloads work well to be backed up to the cloud? Even more importantly, which workloads don’t backup to the cloud well? These are the questions we answer in this episode of Restore it All, with W. Curtis Preston and Prasanna Malaiyandi.

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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 Evangelist 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.

Why Egress Charges are a fact of life in the cloud (Restore it All Podcast #46)

W. Curtis Preston & Prasanna Malaiyandi discuss the reality of egress charges (AKA data transfer charges) in the cloud, and how they are the digital equivalent of the fees we all used to pay to Iron Mountain.

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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 Evangelist 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.