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MongoDB is a leading choice for organizations deploying next generation, cloud native, scalable, resilient, and highly available non-relational databases.  While MongoDB includes native backup tools such as Mongodump (native database dump utility) and Ops Manager (managed backup solution), there are pitfalls to consider as you solidify your enterprise backup strategy.  Let’s look at each of…

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I recently returned from my first Strata Hadoop event in New York! It was amazing to see the excitement and innovation across the board from different vendors – enterprise products that make big data operationally ready, to a slew of applications that aid developers perform advanced analytics on large-scale data. Here are some insights I…

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This week, Oracle welcomes tens of thousands of customers and partners spanning 175 countries and over 18 million live-stream viewers to Oracle OpenWorld 2017. Located at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, conference events will span multiple venues from October 1-5. Oracle OpenWorld delivers unprecedented opportunities to hear from the greatest minds, including actor and director Joseph…

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Hosting traditional or next-generation applications, built on scale-out noSQL databases and scale big-data file systems, in public and hybrid cloud environments requires cloud scale data protection that scales effectively and economically.  Yet, many organizations consider protecting modern next generation data sources in the cloud with legacy architectures. In this week’s Tech Talk we’ll explore the…

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  “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même” “The more things change, the more they stay the same” It seems ironic, well into the 21st century, that this phrase first written in 1849 still rings true to today.  But, when it comes to backup and recovery it’s spot on.  One of the longest running discussion…

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Maxwell Health is an H/R benefits management service that simplifies the process of creating and managing employee health plans, benefits and payroll for small and medium-sized businesses. They deliver a cloud based SaaS platform for their customers that includes a marketplace to make selecting employee benefits intuitive. The cloud based SaaS platform runs on Amazon…

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Gartner just issued its coveted “Hype Cycle for Storage Technologies, 2017” and “Hype Cycle for Cloud Security, 2017”.  Datos IO is proud and honored to be named for the second straight year in these two Gartner reports.  Hype Cycles are great to read to both understand what technologies are showing signs of aging and what technologies…

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Since announcing support for HDFS with the release of RecoverX 2.0 earlier this year, one of the most frequent comments we get from customers and prospects is ‘I don’t need backup and recovery for my Hadoop platforms’.  Unfortunately, that could not be further from the truth. Although HDFS filesystems offer replication and local snapshots, they…

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Several customer conversations at MongoDB World, which was held in Chicago this year, reaffirmed my conviction that there is a burning need for an enterprise class backup and recovery solution for MongoDB databases. Although MongoDB is one of the top 5 most popular databases according to DB-Engines, the backup and recovery capabilities are inadequate. The ecosystem…