Category Archive For: Backup

Government, public sector, data protection, digitalization,

Data Storage Solutions for Government & Public Sector

The process of digital transformation has affected almost every sphere of our life, which became even more significant during the pandemic situation. The government sector is not an exception here. ...

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RAID is no backup

Why RAID is Not a Backup

Last update: July 05, 2021 Today I would like to discuss the topic of RAID – more specifically backup issues. In the blog post title, I proposed a daring thesis ...

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Hardware Compression in a Backup With Tape Drives

Last update: July 02, 2021 Most present tape drives include a function called hardware compression. This makes data compression available to the magnetic tape by a drive. In many cases, ...

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EBS Snapshots

5 Ways EBS Snapshots Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon holds a bulk of the cloud services market, thanks at least partially, to its significant number of available services. One of these services, Elastic Block Store (EBS), is particularly ...

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Introduction to ZFS

ZFS Essentials – Introduction to ZFS

This article presents the notion of ZFS and the concepts that underlie it. ZFS stands for Zettabyte File System and is a next generation file system originally developed by Sun ...

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Data risks and countermeasures

Data security risks and Open-E JovianDSS countermeasures

Nowadays, it’s all about the data. Continuous and uninterrupted data availability is a must for all businesses. Unfortunately, there will always be a risk of sudden accidents that can make ...

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Backup vs. Archiving

Backup vs. archiving: Know the difference

Backup and archiving are often being confused, while in fact they differ significantly. Data backup means copying the data in order to restore the critical data in case of an ...

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Cluster Split-Brain part 3

Cluster Split-Brain explained [part 2]

Here it is, the second part of the cluster split-brain article series. In case you have missed the first part, you can read it here. The previous part finished with ...

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Open-E JovianDSS up25 blog

Software Update: Get Open-E JovianDSS up25

The new update 25 for the ZFS-based Open-E JovianDSS has just been released and is now available on our webiste for download. Read this article to learn about the included ...

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Western Digital Case Study

Success story: Improving Big Data storage and processing for geoengineering specialist

In this article, we present a successful installation of Open-E JovianDSS for a company that handles huge amounts geospatial data. Read on! Geospatial data – what exactly is this? Geospatial ...

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