backup window

backup window

The time period in which a backup is scheduled, often during a second or third shift when the workload is reduced or non-existing. See backup types.
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Enhanced user experience: Ability to easily organize, group and filter devices via a new comment feature, and efficiently schedule backups through a new performance and backup window.
Using its existing system, the company's backup window was reaching 13 hours, limiting PW Hall to one daily backup.
ExaGrid's unique landing zone and scale-out architecture provides the fastest backup -- resulting in the shortest fixed backup window, the fastest local restores, fastest offsite tape copies and instant VM recoveries while permanently fixing the backup window length, all with reduced cost up front and over time.
The serious challenge reported by Clements et al (2009) is large backup window that represents the time spent on sending specific dataset to backup destination, due to the low network bandwidth between user and service provider constraining the data transmission.
It did not meet our backup cycle, our backup window, and the storage requirement was very high," he laments.
Dell helped them to reduce their backup window using Dell DR4100 and NVBU and more importantly showed Dell's capability around MySQL expertise.
Backup vendors will reduce the backup window by providing backup appliances that have deduplication built in and that will only store duplicated information once.
The result is a shorter backup window with more highly compressed backup sets.
New online services, such as e-commerce and support service operations, have also shrunk the backup window, complicating tape backup and media management.
CDP reduces the complexity of the data protection system and eliminates the classic challenge of theing backup window because it eliminates the need for full, incremental, or differential backups by protecting data immediately and then continuously backing it up to disk.
* Backup latency -- The appliance was designed to not significantly delay the backup window (average latency resulting from insertion of the appliance into the backup process is 5 percent or three minutes for every hour of backup).
A REV-based autoloader accomplishes two highly desirable goals in a single stroke: it eliminates the frustrations associated with tape, and it reduces the backup window for more efficient management of the network."