6 Tips to Make Your Business Data Backups Secure

The Crazy Programmer

That’s why data backups are so essential. But not just any backup will do. Data backups must be properly secured if they are to live up to their purpose. The following are some of the ways you can protect your data backups. Store Backups Offsite. Test Your Backups.

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Using Continuous Backup to Keep Pace in an Increasingly DevOps World


How continuous backup can help DevOps teams keep working with the right data The world of software engineering has changed; in fact it’s constantly changing. The post Using Continuous Backup to Keep Pace in an Increasingly DevOps World appeared first on DevOps.com.

How to protect backups from ransomware


Read Maria Korolov’s article about how you can protect your backups from ransomware on CSO Online : Despite a recent decline in attacks, ransomware still poses significant threats to enterprises, as the attacks against several major newspapers demonstrated this month. In particular, ransomware writers are aware that backups are […].

Backup and Disaster Recovery for Cloudera Search

Cloudera Engineering

That is why we designed multiple options of backup and disaster recovery for your data served via Cloudera Search , Read more. The post Backup and Disaster Recovery for Cloudera Search appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. CDH Search backup bdr Disaster Recovery HBase solr

Burn the backups if you need that extra kick

I'm Programmer

The post Burn the backups if you need that extra kick appeared first on I'm Programmer. Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes Database Backup Production Database SQL Database

Disaster Recovery and Backup in Today’s Multicloud World

The New Stack

A key concern for DevOps, among others, is creating best practices and processes for backups and disaster recovery (DR) in this context. So, right there, if your backup strategy is to back up one machine then that goes out the window. Portworx sponsored this post.

Considerations for Production Environments Running Cloudera Backup and Disaster Recovery for Apache Hive and HDFS

Cloudera Engineering

A robust backup solution that is both correct and efficient is necessary for all production data management systems. Cloudera Enterprise BDR can be used for creating efficient incremental backups of HDFS and Hive data from multiple clusters, Read more.

How-to: Backup and disaster recovery for Apache Solr (part I)

Cloudera Engineering

Cloudera Search (that is Apache Solr integrated with the Apache Hadoop eco-system) now supports (as of C5.9 ) a backup and disaster recovery capability for Solr collections. In this post we will cover the basics of the backup and disaster recovery capability in Solr and hence in Cloudera Search. The post How-to: Backup and disaster recovery for Apache Solr (part I) appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog.

CIOs Start To Deal With The Problem Of Big Data Backup

The Accidental Successful CIO

Back in the old days, when the size of the data that your CIO job required you to manage was still something that could be dealt with, whenever the IT department received new data it just got added to your existing backup plan. Solutions To Your Big Data Backup Problem.

Consent is not enough (part 2): GDPR recordkeeping, reporting and notification requirements


Security Security 101 backup GDPR patch management privacy regulationsLast month, in my article titled Think you’re GDPR compliant?

Consent is not enough (part 1): GDPR data security requirements


Security Security 101 backup patch management privacy regulations

DistCp Performance Improvements in Apache Hadoop

Cloudera Engineering

Recent improvements to Apache Hadoop’s native backup utility, which are now shipping in CDH, make that process much faster. Each run of DistCp in the backup process is referred to as a backup cycle.) CDH Hadoop HDFS Performance Tools backup distcp

Using Amazon S3 with Cloudera BDR

Cloudera Engineering

More of you are moving to public cloud services for backup and disaster recovery purposes, and Cloudera has been enhancing the capabilities of Cloudera Manager and CDH to help you do that.

How-to: Automate Replications with Cloudera Manager API

Cloudera Engineering

Cloudera Enterprise Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) enables you to replicate data across data centers for disaster recovery scenarios. CDH Cloud Cloudera Manager ADLS Amazon AWS Amazon S3 API azure backup bdr cloud Disaster Recovery Microsoft ADLS Microsoft Azure Replication

The Toll of Ransomware is Growing


The best way to protect against ransomware is to have a strong series of backup solutions. It is almost impossible for ransomware to get into backup systems; if a file containing ransomware malware is including in a backup, the file is encrypted and can’t spread the disease during storage in the cloud. A number of companies offer round-the-cloud backup support and can instantly spring into action in case ransomware is detected. Rick Delgado.

Difference Between MySQL and ORACLE

The Crazy Programmer

Mysqlhotcopy and mysqldump are backup utilities for MySQL. Oracle has different type of backups like cloud backup, hot backup, export, import data dump. It offers most popular backup utility called Recovery Manager (RMAN). Here you will get to know about difference between mysql and oracle database. Both MySQL and Oracle are popular relational database management software developed by Oracle Corporation.

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Cloudera Enterprise 5.12 is Now Available

Cloudera Engineering

Altus CDH Cloud Cloudera Manager Cloudera Navigator Data Science Hue Impala Kafka Kudu Amazon Web Services Analytic DB Apache Kudu aws backup CDH 5.12 Cloudera is pleased to announce that Cloudera Enterprise 5.12 is now generally available (GA).

What Role Does A CIO Play When Companies Merge?

The Accidental Successful CIO

One immediate change that will need to be implemented will be to create backup features for United’s enterprise systems. Business backup features computer glitch Continental ground merger outage single point of failure United United Continental

Boost Your SQL: The SQL Server Maintenance Solution Supports Dell EMC Data Protection

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Need a simple, free solution that allows you to switch easily from SQL server native backups to Data Domain Boost? Our technology and Hallengren’s scripts are designed for mission-critical environments and advanced backup scenarios, leveraging the latest features in SQL server.

Data Domain Hybrid Management – On-Prem and In-Cloud

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

What’s the point of a backup if you can’t access it? Last quarter, Dell EMC’s Data Domain lead the Target Systems segment of the Purpose Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) market with a 75% revenue share and saw a year over year growth rate of 44%.1

The worst nightmare for a Unix user – Linux Programming Jokes

I'm Programmer

Burn the backups if you need that extra kick Burn the backups if you need that extra kick. Developer Humor. 1 of 5. Since these cups are everywhere now, I figured we needed one for our profession, too. Since these cups are everywhere now, I figured we needed one for our profession, too.

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Hard to Evaluate Knowledge Workers


Some Dilbert backup on why it's hard to Evaluate the Performance of Knowledge Workers

3 Questions That Every CIO Should Be Asking About Clouds (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Post tags: backup , capital expenditure , cost savings , data , performance , security , servers , systems administrators , Virtualization. Technology backup capital expenditure cost savings data performance security servers systems administrators Virtualization

Data Encryption Standard (DES) Algorithm

The Crazy Programmer

Data Encryption Standard is a symmetric-key algorithm for the encrypting the data. It comes under block cipher algorithm which follows Feistel structure. Here is the block diagram of Data Encryption Standard.

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Simplify Cloud DR with Dell EMC

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

In the past, organizations have spent an enormous amount of money on DR sites (servers, backup and systems). With the growing transition to cloud computing, many organizations are looking to leverage the value of cloud to enhance their disaster recovery (DR) plans.

Microsoft fights ransomware, Instagram hacked, Scary biometric database, Cybersecurity culture


The following are some of the cybersecurity topics we are tracking: OneDrive can now automatically backup your PC’s documents, pictures, and desktop folders Windows 10 users can now get additional file protection thanks to Microsoft's new initiative.

How DevOps Should Use DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) To Optimize Their Application Development

High Scalability

This allows developers, DBA’s and DevOps engineers to quickly automate their backups, create new SQL and NoSQL clusters, and monitor the performance of their databases for their application without requiring any internal database expertise. This post was written by Wendy Dessler of The Blog Frog. Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is quickly gaining in popularity across the tech world.

The ethics of data flow

O'Reilly Media - Data

In many cases, it’s not even clear what “deletion” means: does it mean that the data is removed from backups? Backups from which data is removed after-the-fact aren’t really backups; can they be trusted to restore the system to a known state?

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Data Domain Cloud Tier. The Right Choice for Long Term Retention

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

The Data Domain Family has been the number one choice when it comes to the Purpose Built Backup Appliance market.

Terraform AWS Cloud - Sane Infrastructure Management


In order for it to be of value, it needs deploying somewhere it can scale; it has to run with high availability, have backups, and so on. Writing an application is only part of the story. Deployment and infrastructure management isn’t a simple process. And Terraform does nothing to hide the complexity. However, it does make your infrastructure declarative and reproducible, like your code. In this article, Toptal Freelance DevOps Engineer Rados?aw

Is Data Fragmentation Holding Your Project Back?

The New Stack

Secondary data is stored in backups, file shares, archives, object stores, test and development systems, and private and public clouds. Rawlinson Rivera. Rawlinson Rivera is the Global Field Chief Technology Officer at Cohesity, Inc.,

List of Android Secret Codes

I'm Programmer

So if you would like to try it, better you keep a backup copy of your data on the handset! For a quick backup to all your media files. *#*#197328640#*#*. Secret codes for Android mobile operating system. If you are unsure about any codes better not to execute it.

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Hacker, Hack Thyself

Coding Horror

Automated weekly backups are set up for you out of the box, too. I'm not the world's foremost expert on backups for nothing, man! Both backup creation and backup download administrator actions are formally logged.

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How to Build an Effective Initial Deployment Pipeline


With this CI/CD configuration, every push is tested, the master branch is deployed to staging servers with a fresh database dump from the production server, and versioned tags are deployed to production with backups and migrations running automatically Do you run deployment scripts from your development machine, or find yourself referring to deployments by the day of the week they were deployed, instead of using version numbers? It’s time for a better solution.

Stronger Together – Breaking C-Suite Barriers Through Digital Transformation (Part1)

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

For decades, companies have considered their IT department as primarily a provider of infrastructure services, whose role was to support the business by offering networking, storage, data backups, email and word processing. Redefining Business, Reallocating Technology Technology’s role within the modern organization has come a long way in a short period of time.

Fragmentation likely to hinder Android P’s security chops

The Parallax

Among other encryption features, it has added the ability to secure Android P backups with a personal identification number, or PIN, on their devices before a backup is sent to the cloud. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Google

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Make a resolution to clean up your digital act? Here’s how

The Parallax

While that may sound scary, there are techniques you can use to avoid such deep scrutiny, such as using cloud backups to remove sensitive data before you travel, then restoring it at your destination. Did you get hacked in 2017?


James Shore

I am absolutely paranoid about backups and revision control. I also make a bootable whole-disk backup using SuperDuper! Every quarter, I rotate one of the backup drives to an off-site location. 10 Jan 2019. James Shore/Blog. Every so often, I describe what I do to make this site a reality. For the four of you who like to watch me gaze at my navel, I have good news: today is one of those days. For the rest of you, I'm sorry. It's one of those days. You can move on.

There is no longer any such thing as Computer Security

Coding Horror

adds printed backup codes, too? Remember "cybersecurity"? Mysterious hooded computer guys doing mysterious hooded computer guy. things! Who knows what kind of naughty digital mischief they might be up to?

Downsides of DevOps


In the meantime, our DevOps teams have to share call rotation as well as having a backup in case our first response team member is running into an issue. DevOps is all over the place nowadays. The toolset is exploding.

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