Backing up relational databases (Restore it All Podcast Episode #24)

W. Curtis Preston (Mr. Backup) and Prasanna Malaiyandi discuss the various ways one can backup a relational database, like Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

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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 are vendors offering Backup as a Service? (Restore it All Podcast Episode #23)

W. Curtis Preston (Mr. Backup) and a mystery guest discuss why it has become so popular for data protection companies to offer their product as a service.

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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 do people use instant boot for? (Restore it All Podcast Episode #22)

W. Curtis Preston (Mr. Backup) & Prasanna Malaiyandi talk about the concept of “Instant boot” what companies use it for, and when (and when not) not it might be an appropriate tool.

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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.

Thoughts on the latest Forrester Wave (Restore it All Podcast Episode #21)

Curtis & Prasanna greet their special guests Chris Mellor (Editor, The Register) and Chris Evans (Storage Unpacked Podcast), and talk about The Forrester Wave: Data Resiliency Solutions, Q3 2019.

If you want to download the report yourself, you can do so here: https://resources.druva.com/analyst-reports/the-forrester-wave-data-resiliency-solutions-q3-2019

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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.