Category: Storage and Backup as Services

Cloud Design Goals
Data and Disk backup using RAID 0 and RAID 1

Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) is a technology for storage units that offers a balanced flow and plenty of benefits, such as better fault tolerance, enhanced reliability, and high performance. It combines two or

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Cloud Design Goals
Backup and Recovery Use Cases Overview

Backup and Recovery is an important part of IT resilience.  Application and Platform owners need to work together to provide automation and tooling to allow us to back up data, images, code and configuration templates,

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Surviving Ransomware attacks

Understanding infrastructure ransomware Ransomware is a type of malware that targets anything it can get into — including backups — to steal or lock up as much data as quickly as possible. Data theft is

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Storage and Backup as Services
3-2-1-1 and Backing up Critical Data

What Is the 3-2-1 Backup Rule? The 3-2-1 backup rule refers to a tried-and-tested approach to data retention and storage: Keep at least three (3) copies of data. Store two (2) backup copies on different

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Storage and Backup as Services
Backup and Recovery, the 3-2-1 (-1) Model

The 3-2-1 backup is a reliable recovery methodology for ensuring that data is protected adequately, and backup copies of the data are available when needed. The basic concept of the 3-2-1 backup strategy is that

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Dev, Test, Optimisation
Cloud Vulnerability and Security Scanning

Cloud Vulnerability Scanning can be defined as a process of identifying security risks in Cloud-based applications and infrastructure. Cloud Vulnerability Scanning is usually performed by specialized security tools that are designed to automatically identify common

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Cloud Design Goals
Disaster Recovery Patterns in AWS

There are four levels of DR protection in AWS. DR patterns: From least costly and complex to most.   1-Backup and restore. Admins typically choose this option for DR requirements such as minimizing data loss.

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Microservices
Kubernetes and Storage

  Kubernetes is a necessary infrastructure to manage decomposed applications focused on providing discrete functionality, in a lightweight container.  This was called the SOA or service-oriented-architecture, now renamed ‘micro-services’ but essentially the same concept and

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Storage side by side comparison
Storage and Backup as Services
Storage as a Service or StaaS

Storage as a Service is an essential part of the IaaS and PaaS offerings.  VMs need storage in order to run. There are various types of Cloud StaaS as described in the list below, which

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