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As enterprise customers across industry verticals accelerate their digital transformation journeys, they are aggressively developing new modern customer-centric applications  and deploying these on next generation distributed data platforms such as MongoDB, DataStax, Cassandra, Couchbase, Apache Hadoop, Amazon DynamoDB, Google BigTable.  As a result, , security is becoming an increasing concern. There have been several large…

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One of the biggest requirements for businesses is to provide always-on, 100% available customer-centric experience.  May that be for your favorite eCommerce platforms/websites, banking platforms, retail platforms, social media platforms, or even product development / content management applications. As a result, the challenge for IT organizations to be able to meet this always-on business requirement…

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Today, we’re excited to announce the release of Datos IO RecoverX 2.5, our 4th major release marking a significant milestone on our journey of disrupting the $10B data management software market that is rapidly moving to the cloud.  In this series of blogs we’ll discuss the fundamental changes occurring in the IT stack, the resulting…

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Another day on the road, another event in the books. It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks including engaging with DBA’s at Oracle OpenWorld (OOW), storage and backup administrators at NetApp Insight, and now this week talking with app admins, DBA’s, and app architects at Connect | SV, Couchbase’s annual conference in San Jose.  In…

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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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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…