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How to Back Up Amazon EC2 Instances

How to Back Up Amazon EC2 Instances

Amazon EC2 instances can be backed up in more than one way. The approach you take on how to back up Amazon EC2 instance should reflect your needs: Whether you require an automated backup solution, how quickly you need to be able to restore an instance during an emergency and how much data you can store and transfer.

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Direct to S3 Glacier vs S3 Glacier Storage Class: Which Is Better for Data Archives

Direct to S3 Glacier vs S3 Glacier Storage Class: Which Is Better for Data Archives

Our clients who want to store backup data in Amazon S3 Glacier often ask us how best to back it up: Whether to place it in S3 Glacier storage directly, or instead to select S3 generic storage and configure S3 Glacier as the storage class. Although both approaches provide the same end result, there are reasons why you might prefer one method over the other. Keep reading for an overview.

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Backup Retention and Scheduling Best Practices

Backup Retention and Scheduling Best Practices

Backup is one of the most important practices for any business and should be approached with care and attention to detail. Your choice of retention and scheduling scenarios should be based on your business needs.

In this article we’ll talk about essential retention considerations and assets which will help you  set up your backups properly. Continue reading

New to Business Continuity? Understand These 10 Concepts

New to Business Continuity? Understand These 10 Concepts

The Disaster Recovery Institute, in its 2019 predictions, has published a list of potential disasters that could disrupt the world. Some of these are pretty dramatic but realistic nonetheless. 

The list covers natural, political, economic, and other kinds of human-made disasters. While nobody can tell which disaster will occur and when it’s reasonably certain that there will be significant disruptions.  Continue reading