Transfer backups from one product to the next (Restore it All Podcast #128)

Every wondered what you’re supposed to do with all your old backups, now that you’ve moved on to another backup product? Simon Brown from StoneRam believes he has the answer to this problem that has plagued backup customers (and vendors) for ages. He’s able to transfer backup data out of common backup formats and into your new product, or restore backups from your old product without having to maintain that infrastructure. It’s a fascinating approach to this age-old problem. Check them out at

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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.

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