Data Storage: The Difference between Backups and Archives

Posted by Mary McCoy on Jul 1, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Not all data storage was created equal. Data backup and data archiving may seem analogous because they both involve the storage of copied data, but the two were designed with very different purposes.

In this blog post, we'll match these two processes up, explaining the key distinction between the two and examining what each require to be effective for optimal data retention and retrieval.

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Topics: Backups, Bare-Metal Restore, archiving, block-level backup

CDP Quick Tip #13 – Recovery Point Archiving in CDP 3.0

Posted by R1Soft on May 20, 2011 9:00:00 AM

Today’s tip focuses on recovery point archiving for CDP 3.0 Enterprise and Advanced Editions, available in the latest CDP release.

In addition to your regular backup schedules, your company may need to archive data at certain intervals for internal and/or regulatory requirements.  For example, you may need to archive on a monthly basis.

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Topics: CDP Server 3.0, CDP Quick Tips, recovery point, archiving

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