Archives of #database

3 Reasons Why Flash Should Be Front and Center in Your Storage Strategy

The rapid rise of flash to the top of the storage agenda is not surprising, given the advances we’ve seen in this technology over the past few years. Performance has improved by leaps and bounds, and the price decline curve has been steep. Density has been climbing steadily, with 3.84 TB solid-state drives (SSDs) now […]

Getting Strategic with Copy Data Management

The amount of data collected and processed by businesses has grown exponentially. Adding to this increase, a recent study performed by IDC cites the average number of copies per piece of data is 13. As you can imagine, this growth of data and copy data uses up storage space and can hinder performance. In fact, […]

Disaster Recovery in the Cloud, Part 1: Knowing the Options

The traditional approach to DR requires significant investment of time and resources. At minimum, users must consider how they would replicate their primary infrastructure to a secondary site. That secondary site needs to be procured, installed, and maintained. During normal operations, the secondary site will typically be under-utilized or over-provisioned. https://www.rubrik.com/blog/disaster-recovery-cloud-options/

AWS Best Practices – Managing Cloud Resident Data in AWS

The DevOps team had called the CIO and were complaining that they were not getting copies of their Oracle database for testing in a timely manner.   To make matters worse, somebody mistakenly dropped a table in a MS SQL database which brought down a critical application. The DR team were relying on EBS snapshots […]