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With rapid market adoption of modern applications built on next generation scale out, distributed NoSQL and big data data platforms traditional backup vendors are increasingly focused on these new workloads – at least from a messaging and roadmap standpoint.  While traditional vendors help increase customer awareness of the critical need for backup of modern data…

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“Products don’t build companies. People do.” From the humble roots of Chandigarh, India to the center of the spotlight in Silicon Valley, Datos IO CEO Tarun Thakur’s story is nothing short of inspiring. Dreams are not aberrations. They are meant to be lived, and Tarun is a product of grit, passion, and innovation. He anticipated…

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One of the truths of all technologies is:  what was once the best solution for a then current need eventually becomes an obsolete legacy. Media server based legacy backup architecture has no place in the cloud.  Likewise legacy media server based architectures have no place protecting next generation scale-out data.    Legacy backup solutions from…

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I spent last week on the road attending Insight, NetApp’s annual user conference and OpenWorld 2017, Oracle’s annual gathering. It was interesting to experience these two very different events – NetApp customers are typically storage and infrastructure buyers while OpenWorld caters to DBA’s.  Here’s a quick summary of my key takeaways from both events: The…

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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…