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As in previous years, WBSgo will be participating with Bacula Systems at Open Expo Europe, which this time has a more international reach, becoming what is now the largest professional Congress on Open Source, Open Data and Open Innovation in Europe. Professionals and technology enthusiasts can learn, first hand, more about WBSgo’s services, as well…

May 27, 2019 / Leave a comment

Today see’s Bacula System’s second major announcement in jut 4 weeks: this time it is the release of Bacula Enterprise 12. This new version brings its overall range of features and capabilities to be on a par with – or even beyond – that of practically all its competitors. There’s a disruptive side to this…

May 15, 2019 / Leave a comment

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…

May 10, 2019 / Leave a comment

Do You Really Need to Back Up a DevOps Environment? It may not always be necessary to back up all virtual environments utilized for experimentation or testing. But there are plenty of exceptions where data generated by containers and VMs have high value and need retaining for some period of time. Containers are seeing increasingly…

April 9, 2019 / Leave a comment

Despite the inroads made in large scale disk backup and backup to cloud strategies, magnetic tape backup and recovery remains a major component of many data protection architectures. Tape provides advantages that are hard to replace with any other technology. Factors such as data write speed, portability, reliability, ease of storage, and data density all…

February 15, 2019 / Leave a comment

Active Directory from Microsoft is one of the most widely used user authentication and network permissions management tools in the world. It allows for federated login across an entire corporate network and management of user roles and permissions from a single point across multiple services. Even as companies move to the cloud and SaaS offerings,…

Large network file devices usually include significant internal redundancy that make them reliable sources to store critical data. Databases, end user files, and virtual disks all benefit from the speed, reliability, and expandability of centralized network file storage devices. However, there is some risk associated with this practice. The network storage device becomes a large…

February 1, 2019 / Leave a comment

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…

January 20, 2019 / Leave a comment

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…

When it comes to a company’s data backup and recovery strategy, most IT chiefs will at some point make a decision on whether to back up some – or even all – of the company data in the Cloud. Just as with any IT platforms, there are advantages and disadvantages to using the cloud as…

December 27, 2018 / Leave a comment

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…

November 20, 2018 / Leave a comment

Oracle Backup and Recovery with Bacula Enterprise through 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…

November 17, 2018 / Leave a comment