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S3 vs EC2

Amazon EC2 vs Amazon S3: Difference and Use Cases

Amazon EC2 vs Amazon S3: Difference and Use Cases

Amazon Web Services allows its users to build complex interconnected applications in the cloud. To do that, you can use the virtual machines of Amazon EC2 or the expandable storage of Amazon S3. This article explains in detail what each of the given services does, the difference between them, how you can use Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 together, and what additional AWS services (such as EFS and EBS) you might wish to use combined with EC2 and S3.
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AWS EC2 Backup

How to Back Up Amazon EC2 Instances

How to Back Up Amazon EC2 Instances

Amazon EC2 is one of the world’s most popular cloud virtual machine environments. Naturally, there are several ways to perform the backup of your instances running on this server. The ways depend on the way you want to perform a backup, on the flexibility of the recovery operations available for you, and on the number and type of data you will transfer. This article overviews the different methods for backing up EC2 instances and discusses the pros and cons of each Amazon cloud backup approach.

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RTO RPO

RTO vs. RPO: Two Means Toward the Same End

RTO vs. RPO: Two Means Toward the Same End

RTO (Recovery Time Objective) and RPO (Recovery Point Objective) are the two key parameters that businesses should develop before creating their business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plans. Both metrics help to design the recovery process, define the recovery time limits, the frequency of backups, and the recovery procedures.
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MSP University - Backup and Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Azure Storage Types Explained

Microsoft Azure Storage Types Explained

Microsoft Azure Cloud offers several types of scalable and with high-availability storage. And in many cases, it is not that easy to determine the best solution for your or your client’s company requirements since there are two types of storage accounts, five types of storage, four levels of redundancy, and three tiers for storing your data in Microsoft Azure.
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SQL Server Transaction Log Backup Best Practices

Microsoft SQL Server Transaction Log Backup

Microsoft SQL Server Transaction Log Backup

A transaction log, also called a T-log, is a running list of transactions that change either the data in the database or the structure of the database. Each database modification is a transaction; as changes are made to a database, log records are added to the log file. Transaction log can be used to minimize data loss if the disaster or a database corruption occurs.
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Cybersecurity training program

8 Dos and Don’ts for Creating a Robust Cybersecurity Training Program

8 Dos and Don’ts for Creating a Robust Cybersecurity Training Program

Effective cybersecurity involves a combination of robust automated processes and alert, well-trained employees. This means that you have to deliver cybersecurity training which equips employees to do their job safely, but doesn’t overload them. With that in mind, here are eight dos and don’ts for creating a cybersecurity training program. Continue reading

Managed Backup Service

Microsoft 365 and Google G Suite Backup Configuration in MSP360 Managed Backup

Microsoft 365 and Google G Suite Backup Configuration in MSP360 Managed Backup

 

In MSP360 Managed Backup, you can perform backup and recovery of different services of Microsoft 365 and Google G Suite. In this video, we will review the backup of these two solutions.

Initial Configuration

Since the user interface, settings and backup capabilities are the same for Microsoft 365 and Google G Suite, we will use the first one as a reference in this video. Continue reading