White Papers by Topic: Data center

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How Toad DBA Suite for IBM DB2 Complements IBM Data Studio

Read about how this tool supplements and extends the basic features available in the IBM Data Studio Client, and accelerates productivity.

Hidden Costs of Failed Deployments

With support for Microsoft® Windows® XP ending in April 2014 - learn how your organization can reduce security threats and support challenges and avoid costly post- migration failures by following the crucial steps outlined in this white paper.

Tech Tips: Getting Started with VMware vCloud Hybrid Service

From choosing the right service offering to migrating your workloads and administering resources, reference these tips as you extend your data center to the cloud.

Optimizing Approaches to Enterprise Backup and Recovery

IT organizations are faced with ensuring that backups occur in the shortest amount of time and are not operationally disruptive as well as maintaining a timely backup window as data continues to grow.

How Backup Disk Architecture Impacts the Backup Window

This paper compares disk based backup architectures, the impact that data deduplication has on backup performance, and how well the solution scales as your backup data grows.

How Data Deduplication Impacts Recovery

Data deduplication has clear benefits when it comes to efficiently retaining backup data on disk and replicating data offsite for disaster recovery -- you save both disk space and bandwidth by employing deduplication.

Best Practices Series: Key Considerations for Purchasing Disk-based Backup

This white paper highlights key considerations when purchasing disk-based backup and offers a technical checklist to determine cause of poor deduplication ratios, backup application support, impact on RPOs and RTOs, and system sizing and pricing.

Best Practices Series: Shortcomings of Tape and the Consequences

Traditional tape backup has been a low-cost method of protecting valuable data for years. However, tape can be cumbersome and time consuming, and can require a considerable amount of manual intervention to successfully perform regular backups.

Straight Talk about the Cloud for Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Are you looking to understand how feasible the cloud really is to meet your specific requirements for backup and disaster recovery? Learn where the cloud is and is not a good fit.

Straight Talk About Disk Backup with Deduplication

This eBook is a "must read" if you are considering a move from tape backup to disk-based backup with deduplication. You may not be aware of the many considerations that need to be assessed.

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