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What is Back Up?
Added by Michael Cummins of Computer Assistant
Monday, March 29, 2010
In information technology, a backup or the process of backing up refers to making copies of data so that these additional copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. These additional copies are typically called "backups." The verb is back up in two words, whereas the noun is backup (often used like an adjective in compound nouns). Backups are useful primarily for two purposes. The first is to restore a state following a disaster (called disaster recovery). The second is to restore small numbers of files after they have been accidentally deleted or corrupted. Data loss is also very common. 66% of internet users have suffered from serious data loss. Since a backup ... View More
Importance of Data Back Up
Added by Michael Cummins of Computer Assistant
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
How vital is the data on your system? How important is your data. This importance determines whether or not it needs to be backed up. As well as when and how it should be backed up. Have redundant backup sets that extend back for several backup periods, if your data is critical. For other less important data, you don't need elaborate back up plan. By having your data backed up regularly, you can retrive it back at later point of time. What's the frequency of your change in data? How often does your data need a back up. This determines the frequency of the backup. For instance, data that changes daily should be backed up daily. What kind of information does the data comprise of? Data that doesn’t seem important to you may be very ... View More
Data Centers - SDDC and the future of enterprise IT
Added by Michael Cummins of Computer Assistant
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
If you've worked in enterprise IT over the last few years, you'll undoubtedly have heard the phrase 'software defined' being bandied around. Whereas software once merely played a support role to the hardware on which it was running, cloud and virtualization technologies have now moved software into the spotlight, with hardware now playing second fiddle. This overall trend, and the term 'software-defined' itself, evolved in the data center. Beginning with virtualized compute technology, popularized by vendors like VMware, virtualized offerings for networking and storage followed soon after, laying the groundwork for what we now refer to as the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). Despite the growth of this trend, many business leaders ... View More