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Overview Ongoing digitalization within organizations affects each and every aspect of both our regular lives and the way companies operate their business. One of the most important assets of any company is its data, and the question of data protection is potentially more important than almost anything else for the organization in question. As one…

The different components and interoperability of a backup system can determine if it is the right solution for you The free guide to choose the best data backup software for your business Although it can be rare, situations or incidents usually arise at some point of time in an organization which can lead to information…

Bacula understands nobody is hurt, and wishes all concerned a speedy recovery to their services We recommend all organizations use a modern disaster recovery solution. Please don’t take needless risks with your business. OVH datacenter disaster shows why recovery plans and backups are vital

While an assumption about Kubernetes previously being used mainly by DevOps teams may have been somewhat correct, many companies are now actively deploying containers in operational environments. They are also increasingly choosing container-centric approaches over traditional VMs. This is due to the various advantages of flexibility, performance and cost that containers can often provide. However,…

What is Active Directory? Active Directory from Microsoft (MS AD) 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. This service is extremely…

It is perhaps impossible to predict all of the possible failures and/or catastrophic events when it comes to data in the modern world. Each and every business should do their best to protect against losing their data, which, if a significant amount was lost, would likely mean either starting from scratch or even suffering fatal…

Creating effective backups is a critical practice for almost any company nowadays, no matter what types of data and applications they are working with. Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE) is no different in this regard. Fortunately, the quickly rising popularity of Proxmox has led to a lot of different third-party backup solutions having developed some way…

While Docker – and all containers – are typically somewhat newer to a production IT environment than most other technologies, there is still a need to backup these containers, their applications and their persistent data. If a production IT system produces persistent data, that data will likely have some value. It may even be of …

SQL has become the industry standard for manipulating and querying data in a relational database. Correspondingly, one critical area of any backup plan, including many effective disaster recovery strategies, are safe, effective and fast SQL database backup – and even more importantly – recovery. Correct implementation and policies are needed in order for it to…

Oracle Backup and Recovery Typically, backup and recovery operations are regarded as one of the key pillars of data protection. This also applies equally to Oracle backup and restore of course, and in today’s world having at least one backup of your database is practically a necessity if you don’t want to eventually lose everything…

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…

How to Backup Virtual Machines 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 at the more ubiquitous file level provides many advantages, though in many cases a combined approach that uses both file and hypervisor backups will…