Thanksgiving Special (Restore it All Podcast #26)

In this special Thanksgiving Episode of Restore it All, Prasanna and Curtis talk about the things they’re thankful for. Important stuff, like smart phones, virtualization, and containers. Yea… we’re nerds.

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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.

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.

Are backup admins obsolete? (Restore it All Podcast #27)

W. Curtis Preston (Mr. Backup) and Prasanna Malaiyandi discuss whether or not backup admins are no longer needed. They also discuss tapas and sangria. 🙂

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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 to look for in a SaaS data protection solution (Restore it All Podcast #26)

W. Curtis Preston (Mr. Backup) & Prasanna Malaiyandi discuss SaaS backup: what it is, what it isn’t, things to look for in a SaaS data protection solution, and how to decide if SaaS data protection is for you.

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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.

How Hollywood Does Storage (Restore it All Podcast Episode #25)

Jeff Rochlin, a former actor and Hollywood IT Industry veteran, makes his second appearance on Restore it All! W. Curtis Preston (Mr. Backup) & Prasanna Malaiyandi ask him to design a greenfield datacenter. We also talk about GDPR & CCPA.

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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.