Economics of Cloud Storage vs. Traditional Removable Media

A lot has been debated on the economics of cloud storage vs. traditional removable media. To date, the debate has been mostly theoretical, however.

Until now.

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

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  • A former member
    A former member

    More about the market/technology aspect and less about specific vendor would be helpful

    August 1, 2011

  • A. T.

    Please provide slides if available.

    July 29, 2011

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    July 29, 2011

  • John M.

    It was mostly a presentation of the Zmanda product, which is fine I guess, but I would have added more architectural information besides the slide at the end. I would have liked to have learned how S3 is being utilized, for example. Other than that, good overview on the backup industry as it stands today.

    July 29, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Need high level of presenters
    There was nothing of significance to learn. Cloud part was inadequately covered.

    July 28, 2011

  • Janet M.

    good basic information - would prefer more discussion or panel format

    July 28, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Presentation was well organized and clear. Speaker did a good job of pointing out where he was speaking for his company (Zmanda) and where he was speaking generally.

    July 28, 2011

  • Jeff B.

    Good talk. Spurred some thoughts.

    July 28, 2011

  • John

    These cloud events are always informative.

    July 28, 2011

  • Bhargav R.

    really good insight into the secondary storage or backup.

    July 28, 2011

  • Sunny

    I won't be able to attend.

    July 27, 2011

  • Gaurav T.

    i was wondering if we have webcast link for this session ?

    July 27, 2011

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