Seven Steps for Hardening Backup System Vulnerabilities

Regular backups are the most common and simple precaution that network administrators and individual business owners can use to guard against data loss. In order to be effective, limiting network access and facilitating open, ongoing communication between all parties is essential. It’s also important to spot vulnerabilities and patch them before they can be found…

Disaster Recovery – and Backup – And Its Three Levels of Protection

Disaster Recovery and backup, as of now, has three different protection levels. Some backup solutions do them better than others. But if possible, trying to implement all three levels is usually the best thing. The three different levels are: 1. Data: This level protects user and/or application level data. It is usually done by making…

Bacula Systems Introduces Agentless Backup and Recovery for Red Hat Virtualization

Today, Bacula Systems has announced its latest version of Bacula Enterprise Edition – version 10.2. One of the significant developments brought about by this announcement is that Bacula Enterprise now has what is probably the widest choice of hypervisor interoperability in the industry. This is because version 10.2 introduces agentless backup for Red Hat Virtualization,…

How to Backup Oracle Database with Bacula? Technical Overview.

How to Backup Oracle Database with Bacula Enterprise SBT Plugin? There are many ways to backup Oracle database. Clustered modes provide resilience to hardware issues, and highly available, cloud, and converged infrastructures offer new options for data assurance and freedom along with redundancy. However, Oracle backup remains a critical issue in order to ensure that…

Backup Virtual Machine with Bacula Enterprise – Technical Overview

How to Backup Virtual Machine with Bacula Enterprise Edition? Bacula Enterprise Edition provides tools to backup virtual machine images through their hypervisor backup APIs. Performing backups at this level rather than the traditional file level provides many advantages, though in many cases a combined approach that uses both file and hypervisor backups will provide the…

How to Backup SQL Database with Bacula Enterprise? SQL Server Backup and Restore.

How To Backup SQL Database with Bacula Enterprise SQL Backup Plugin? Technical Overview with BWeb. Enterprise IT is constantly evolving, bringing new trends and new ways of approaching the delivery of critical services and data. From virtualization to cloud, from containers to converged infrastructure, one thing has remained constant. Database servers remain a key component of most…