Thirteen years ago, two companies accomplished the impossible and created NDMP. It’s become such a standard way to back up NAS that you may have forgotten just how revolutionary it was when it came out. I’m going to remind you of its history and say that history needs to repeat itself with dedupe & virtualizatioin. Click Read More to see what in the world I’m talking aobut.
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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.