A lot has been debated on the economics of cloud storage vs. traditional removable media. To date, the debate has been mostly theoretical, however.
Come listen de Chander Kant of Zmanda talk about their experience synthesized from thousands of customers, lessons learned from outages, and two years of production operations. Learn how in practice, storage can go either way based on your specific environment, and design considerations (i.e. your definition of backup sets: cloud storage or tape storage).
In this presentation, we'll cover:
- When to consider Cloud Storage for secondary storage, and when not to
- How to use Cloud as the DR location
- Potential issues to worry about: Bandwidth usage, Recovery time, Costs, Security, Usability