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D2D

(Disk-to-Disk) Typically refers to backing up data on disks rather than on tape. Disk-to-disk backup systems provide a very fast restore capability compared with tape backup. See D2D2T, virtual tape and X2X.
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A pure disk-to-disk solution does not experience these problems, particularly for SaaS vendors who are storage-agnostic.
A best practices model of disk-to-disk backup for remote data moves the data to be backed up over a network to a different location.
automates the disk-to-disk backup and recovery process for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Windows Servers with its groundbreaking SonaSafe[R] Point-Click Recovery[R] solutions.
Bare metal system recovery -- In the event of system hardware or software failure, or user error, a disk-to-disk solution enables administrators to recover a system much faster than traditional methods.
Unitrends DPUs provide the benefit of true disk-to-disk-to-tape data protection, including parallel disk-to-disk backup and restore, indexing, automatic data purging, hardware compression and full utilization of an active CPU, along with the archiving power of tape with selective transfer of archive data from disk-to-tape in an intelligent fashion," said Greg Poole, Unitrends' vice-president, sales.
With disk-to-disk now widely seen as a preferred and cost-effective method of backup and disaster recovery, companies are seeking easily implemented solutions that let them take advantage of disk's speed and reliability, while permitting them to leverage their current investment in tape," Poole stated.
SATABoy's unique combination of high performance and enormous capacity provides exceptional value that enhances all digital information storage applications, such as home directories, fixed content, tiered storage, disk-to-disk backup, broadcast/VOD and other business-critical applications.
Another option is host-based disk-to-disk (D2D), which is available from traditional tape-based backup software vendors, such as Atempo, Computer Associates, CommVault, Legato, and Veritas, among others.
With as few as two 1394 or USB2 external hard drives, a business can implement an offsite backup strategy using Retrospect Disk-to-Disk," said Tony Barbagallo, vice president of worldwide marketing at Dantz Development Corp.
SATA's flexibility and inexpensive nature has fueled the popular disk-to-disk storage architecture, especially within the small-to-midsized business market.
NetApp is the first major storage vendor to provide disk-to-disk backup cost savings of 50-67% by using disk compression without compromising the demanding performance needs of the enterprise data center.
Disk-to-disk backup and disk-to-disk-to-tape archiving are examples of nearline applications.