Dispelling lies about AWS snapshots for backups (Restore it All Podcast #28)

W. Curtis Preston (Mr. Backup) & Prasanna Malaiyandi discuss some vendor FUD about using AWS snapshots (which are really image copies and not snapshots) for protecting native AWS resources like EC2, Redshift, S3, and EBS.

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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.