Category: backup

My most recent article “Are your Backup Systems Secure?” has been published at the InfoSec Institute’s InfoSec Resources site. In this article, I approach data security and the integrity of data backup systems from a whole systems perspective. I show you how you can, in your own systems, look at different vectors of data storage […]

It’s the countdown to the Data 2.0 Conference, Monday, April 4, 2011, at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.  I’ll be there moderating several panels on data storage management, data2.0 and legal implications as well as augmented business intelligence.  I hope that you can join us to discover how the online data revolution […]

Today is an important day for Chicagoians, we are voting for a new mayor. So in the spirit of Chicago style voting I’d like to remind everyone to backup their data early and often.

For all of you doing heavy reporting on NetBackup (NBU), I’ve discovered an inconsistency about how NBU reports job information between bpdbjobs and bpimagelist. If you’re charging users for backup services, this can present incorrect billing information. I discovered quite a while ago, that what you are reporting on for KB backed up may in […]