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."