Testing Tape

You’ve got your production NAS running a full backup to tape every day/week/month as per your RPO requirements for archival, so your backup is covered. You’ve got a system to test the data integrity of the tape, so your data is covered. Now, how do test your recovery?


Windows 2003 versus the asteroid

When support for an IT product is withdrawn, the formal announcement is greeted by many with a cursory glance; the rumour mill let them know months, or even years, ago and they have already executed Plan B. But this still leaves a number of organisations for vendors to peck over, vying for their business. And that’s where the scaremongering comes in.