Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to
Participate in discussions and meetings regarding backup strategies and operations in your organization
Discuss the designs of backup solutions with coworkers and vendors
Explain the strengths and weaknesses of different backup approaches, including legacy LAN-based backup, LAN-free backup, serverless backup, and disk-based backup
There is little doubt that responsible storage management begins with the discipline of backup and recovery. In the unlikely and unfortunate event of a loss of systems or storage equipment, the nearly miraculous process of restoring data is used to re-create the data that we depend on so heavily.
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