We all know how traditional backup work, but SaaS is different. Since the software comes as a service, backup is just one of those services, right? The roundtable discusses this idea. Do current SaaS offering really provide backup? If they don’t, should that even be their responsibility? And should you always want to be doing your own backup anyway? This was a really great discussion to get you thinking on the topic.
Backups are not archives. Here’s a quick helpful way to think about the two.
At Gestalt IT, we’ve already covered that the IT infrastructure used by the Empire in Rogue One would be a personal hellscape. But it seems like it stood out to a lot of people. W. Curtis Preston took a more positive approach in this writeup, using it as a jumping off point for how to improve your archiving policies.
Curtis Preston of Mr. Backup comments: Are we breaking backup in a new way by fixing it? That’s the thought I had while interviewing Bryce Hein from Quantum. It made me think about a blog post I wrote four years ago asking whether or not snapshots and replication could be considered a backup. The interview […]