Database clones

Need Database Clones in AWS Immediately!

Database cloning is the process by which you create a point-in-time copy of a production database. Database cloning is usually done for different purposes:

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RTo is horrible with AWS EBS snapshots

Why Recovery Time Objective is Horrible with AWS EBS Snapshots!

In the previous blog, we discussed the good, bad, and ugly of EBS snapshots. In this blog we will elaborate why recoveries from EBS snapshots takes a very long time.

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When EBS snapshots replicate FULLs instead of changed blocks, the AWS bill really hurts!

When EBS snapshots always replicate FULL data instead of incremental data to remote AWS regions, you may be in the "bad" situation of the the good, bad, and ugly of EBS snapshots.

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backup to cloud object storage

Backup to the Cloud Object Storage – Actifio vs Others

It’s hard to find an enterprise who doesn’t want to use cloud object storage for their backup retentions. Why? Following are some of the reasons.

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The Benefits of Deploying Data Management at Scale for Large Enterprises

We’re witnessing a very large digital transformation that’s happening in industry.  Everybody wants to leverage the cloud to make their enterprise data centers run like the cloud.  And one of the fundamental reasons to do this is the scale at which the data is evolving.

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The Impact of Customer Centric User Conferences

If you are an IT professional who’s been around a while, you probably remember when the big trade shows were industry events, not single-vendor conferences. COMDEX and CeBIT drew hundreds of thousands of people to Las Vegas and Hannover, Germany, respectively. Every vendor large enough to fill a booth exhibited at these events, and customers got a chance to learn about a lot of different options to keep their IT departments at the forefront of innovation and efficiency.

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actifio and Azure UltraSSD

Data Protection for Transactional Applications Running on Azure Ultra SSD

Today, Microsoft Azure announced a brand new storage tier, Ultra SSD, which delivers extreme performance for critical applications such as SAP HANA, MS-SQL, and other databases. Some salient features are:

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Interview: Actifio CEO on Bloomberg Radio

Ash Ashutosh was interviewed on Bloomberg Baystate Business on August 7th, 2018 by Tom Maroney, Peter Barnes, Pat Carrol and Janet Wu.

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4 ways to protect data in GCP

4 Ways to Protect Data in Google Cloud

One of the first question that you should ask when moving to Google Cloud is how to protect your data.  Given the increasing importance of information, data protection is more critical than ever. In this blog post, we will look at the pros and cons of four ways to protect data in Google Cloud.

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