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Local Storage as Backup Destination

Local Storage as Backup Destination

Even in today’s cloud-centric age, local storage still has an important role to play in data backup and recovery. In this article, we explain why local storage should be part of your backup strategy, discuss local storage options that you can use for backup and identify best practices for backing up to local storage. Continue reading

Choosing a NAS Backup Solution for MSPs and SMBs

Choosing a NAS Backup Solution for MSPs and SMBs

For small and medium-sized businesses Network-Attached Storage (NAS) is a convenient and cost-effective storage solution. NAS devices make it easy to expand the amount of storage available to your workstations and servers while keeping the data on your own infrastructure and local network. NAS devices also usually make it easy to configure redundant storage using RAID arrays or a similar technique.

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Azure Blob Storage Tiers Explained

Azure Blob Storage Tiers Explained

Azure Blob Storage offers an opportunity for organizations that store data in Azure to minimize cloud storage costs. For that, Microsoft has developed access tiers for your data. Below, we compare and contrast the different Azure storage tiers available and explain which storage tiers to use under which conditions in order to strike the right balance between data availability and price.
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Azure as a Backup Storage Destination

Azure as a Backup Storage Destination

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage is one of the most popular solutions for storing backup data in the cloud. In this article, we provide an overview of using Azure Blob storage for backup. We explain Blob’s storage tier options, pricing, backup features and security essentials. We then conclude by explaining how to get started using Azure Storage for backup with CloudBerry Backup. Continue reading

T-log Backup

Microsoft SQL Server Transaction Log Backup

Microsoft SQL Server Transaction Log Backup

SQL Server stores records for all database changes in order to minimize data loss in the event that a disaster or a database corruption occurs. This type of record is called a transaction log, or T-log, and can be used for backup and recovery. In this article, we’ll discuss how to create and manage your transaction log backups in Microsoft SQL Server.
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SQL Server differential backup

Microsoft SQL Server Differential Backup

Microsoft SQL Server Differential Backup

Differential backup of Microsoft SQL Server means backing up only the data that has changed since the last full backup. This type of backup requires you to work with less data than a full database backup, while also shortening the time required to complete a backup. In this article, we are going to explain how differential backup works in Microsoft SQL Server and how it can help preserve database data.

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Microsoft SQL Server Backup and Restore Guide

Microsoft SQL Server Backup and Restore Guide

In this guide, we will discuss SQL Server backup types, recovery models, as well as best practices that you should take into account when putting together your backup strategy.

The goal of this article is to provide a high-level overview of SQL Server backup and recovery. For details on the topics discussed below, refer to the articles that each section links to.

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Amazon S3 Storage Classes Explained

Amazon S3 Storage Classes Explained

For different usage scenarios, Amazon Web Services offers different storage classes. This allows reducing the storage costs for data which is rarely used, and doesn’t require instant access. All the classes have a high level of reliability and support SSL data encryption during transmission, but differ by their cost Continue reading