Scary data loss stories (Restore it All Podcast #89)

These are the kinds of stories that keep you up at night. UK police deleted hundreds of thousands of records. Sysadmin accidentally deleting thousands of users. A new backup “feature” that made the backups worthless. The infamous story of Toy Story getting deleted with no backups! All this and more!

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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.