Category Archive For: Backup

retention plan, data storage, backup

How do Retention Plans Work?

As we’ve already discussed in a previous article, entitled “How Do ZFS Snapshots Really Work”, Open-E JovianDSS has the ability to create snapshots and can also back them up on ...

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snapshots, data storage, jovianDSS

How Do ZFS Snapshots Really Work?

Before discussing how a snapshot works in Open-E JovianDSS, we should start with its definition. According to Wikipedia: “In computer systems, a snapshot is the state of a system at ...

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education, data storage, JovianDSS

Open-E Data Storage Solutions for Education Sector

The education process has fastly moved forward in order to match all the standards of the progressing society, increasing the involvement of digitalization. Schools and universities are eager to provide ...

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backup, disaster recovery, business continuity

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Solutions with Open-E JovianDSS

Imagine the life of a company or an organization with all its commercial and operational activities. In order to safeguard all the aspects of the business, it is essential to ...

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Government, public sector, data protection, digitalization,

Data Storage Solutions for Government & Public Sector

The process of digital transformation has affected almost every sphere of our life, which became even more significant during the pandemic situation. The government sector is not an exception here. ...

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RAID is no backup

Why RAID is Not a Backup

Last update: July 05, 2021 Today I would like to discuss the topic of RAID – more specifically backup issues. In the blog post title, I proposed a daring thesis ...

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Hardware Compression in a Backup With Tape Drives

Last update: July 02, 2021 Most present tape drives include a function called hardware compression. This makes data compression available to the magnetic tape by a drive. In many cases, ...

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EBS Snapshots

5 Ways EBS Snapshots Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon holds a bulk of the cloud services market, thanks at least partially, to its significant number of available services. One of these services, Elastic Block Store (EBS), is particularly ...

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Introduction to ZFS

ZFS Essentials – Introduction to ZFS

This article presents the notion of ZFS and the concepts that underlie it. ZFS stands for Zettabyte File System and is a next generation file system originally developed by Sun ...

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Data risks and countermeasures

Data security risks and Open-E JovianDSS countermeasures

Nowadays, it’s all about the data. Continuous and uninterrupted data availability is a must for all businesses. Unfortunately, there will always be a risk of sudden accidents that can make ...

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