In September 2018, Microsoft announced that Azure Archive Storage will become generally available in 8 additional Azure regions.
Azure Archive Storage is an archive tier of Microsoft Azure Blob Storage in addition to hot and cool tiers. It is designed to help organizations reduce their storage costs by storing rarely accessed data in a lowest-priced tier. Microsoft offers an industry leading price point for archiving data (0.2 cents per GB/month). Continue reading
If you have already implemented regular backups for Microsoft SQL Sserver, and further improved RPO with transaction logs backups, it is time to configure a disaster recovery solution. If you do not have a dedicated remote datacenter, consider using Microsoft Azure Cloud, which is deeply integrated with Microsoft Server platform.
You will learn how to configure database backup to the cloud and how to implement a disaster recovery solution, using Azure VM instance. Continue reading
Microsoft and Amazon have recently increased the disk volume limits for their virtual machines running on Azure and EC2. At CloudBerry Lab, we always keep up with the latest developments and today announce the support for these increased disk sizes in the CloudBerry Backup 5.8.
CloudBerry Backup is receiving yet another update, making it the first cloud backup solution that natively supports Microsoft Azure's latest blob storage tier — Archival. In this post, we briefly explain what that is and how you can take advantage of it to reduce your cloud storage fees.
As of 13 December 2017 Microsoft Azure Archive Blob Storage is publicly released
Updated on 4/27/2018
Amazon S3 is a public object storage that helps individuals and enterprises to store and retrieve data. For a few years of its existence, Amazon has regularly announced price cuts for Simple Storage Services. Its main competitors — Google Cloud Storage and Microsoft Azure are running face to face and also systematically decrease cloud storage costs to undercut Amazon pricing.
CloudBerry Lab develops a number of software solutions for managing cloud data and for cloud backup. Our products support more than 15 cloud storage services, providing Google Cloud backup, Microsoft Azure backup, cloud backup for Amazon S3 and other cloud storage providers. To help our customers better navigate on constantly changing cloud storage market we decided to prepare a short article comparing Microsoft Azure, Google Storage and Amazon S3 prices.
Roth IT Services is comprised of professionals whose experience gives a client a one-stop solution for IT needs, be it an office relocation, data protection, hardware failure, cloud migrations or maintenance. The company’s clients range from Government Agencies, Law Firms, Oilfield Companies, Engineering Firms, Accounting Firms to huge Mortgage Companies spread across 30 states. Roth IT Services, however, provide the same backup services for all which includes data backups, image backups & specific exchange or SQL backups. Although the company has the option to take snapshots more frequently than once a day, it has yet to receive a request to do so by any of its clients.
We spoke to Jeremy Roth, the President and CEO of Roth IT Services. Continue reading
Besides data volume charge, using cloud storage you pay for data transfer and operation requests. In this post, we will consider these fees for the most popular cloud storage systems: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.
We are glad to introduce the updated CloudBerry Backup 5.1 with some great features included. We implemented a possibility to exclude files from image-based backup and you can now resize NTFS partitions during image-based restoration.
Let’s take a look at other nice surprises waiting for users in the new version. Continue reading
We are constantly working on our Linux cloud backup solution and the new version 1.8 is now ready to download! There are some GUI and under-the-hood improvements, alongside with support of S3 compatible cloud storage, Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration and Amazon S3 China region. Continue reading
We are constantly working on Mac version of CloudBerry Backup and the new version 1.8 is now ready to download! There are some GUI and under-the-hood improvements, alongside with support of S3 compatible cloud storage, Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration and Amazon S3 China region. We have also included the option to prevent Mac from sleep mode while backup is in progress. Continue reading