Storage Decisions

Storage Decisions Session Downloads: Data Protection and Backup Track (San Francisco 2007)

TRACK: DATA PROTECTION AND BACKUP
One of the top issues in storage is how to protect your data. Making the backup process seamless and reliable is critical. This track covers the staple backup technologies such as disk and tape, but also has an eye on the litany of new technologies set to drastically alter the data protection landscape. Speakers will explain how emerging technologies such as data de-duplication, continuous data protection (CDP) and encryption are changing how managers perform and monitor copies of data.

Downloads included in this track: (click title to download slides)

Advanced Backup School I
Speaker: W. Curtis Preston, VP Data Protection Services, GlassHouse Technologies
Description: In Backup School I, W. Curtis Preston will deconstruct the common backup system and point out the mistakes that may be hampering your backup operations.
For more information: Take a look at Curtis' Advanced Backup School webcast series

Advanced Backup School II
Speaker: W. Curtis Preston, VP Data Protection Services, GlassHouse Technologies
Description: The crux of Backup School II is devoted to disk-based backup. Because of its performance benefits, backing up to disk before tape is making a huge impact on the way backups are done and done more cost effectively. Also, during this second hour Curtis takes a look at a potentially disruptive backup technology -- data de-duplication.
For more information: Ask Curtis any backup question here

Encryption and Archive Arrive
Speaker: W. Curtis Preston, VP Data Protection Services, GlassHouse Technologies
Description: This session shows you how to protect your data and keep your company from making the wrong kind of headlines.
For more information: How to manage encryption keys

Disk vs. Tape -- The Backup Battle
Speaker: Brian J. Greenberg, Director of Data Protection Services
Description: As the data protection services director of a large investment bank, Brian Greenberg attempts to help clear up the misconceptions of each target, provide some hard cost analysis and draw from practical experience.
For more information: Backup-to-disk performance tuning


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Other tracks
Executive Track
Building Enterprise Storage Networks Track
Tiered Storage and Data Classification Track
Disaster Recovery Track

This was first published in December 2007