backup plan Expert Article

Modify Your Backup/Recovery Plan to Improve Data Management and Reduce Costs

One of my favorite things to talk about with clients, prospects and others in the industry is the importance of having a well-thought out backup and recovery plan for businesses. It’s just as likely for me to chat with friends and family at the holidays, and at summer BBQs about this topic. Beyond the cost savings of optimized processes, the rash outbreak of ransomware and data corruption has stimulated lots of discussions. That’s why, when…
David Safaii
July 7, 2017
testing backups Expert Article

Are You Testing Your Backups for Recoverability?

Did you know that March 31st is World Backup Day? The day was created as a public awareness effort to encourage consumers to backup the important digital data in their lives. While it is safe to say that IT people don’t need a holiday to remind them of the critical importance of data backup, that doesn't mean that they are doing everything right. A recent survey from disk imaging solution specialist Macrium Software found that…
David Safaii
March 28, 2017
News Feature

From DevOps.com: Top 5 Reasons to Backup your OpenStack Environment

David Safaii, Trilio Data's CEO, recently published a blog post on DevOps.com, outlining why backup and recovery should be a vital component of every OpenStack environment. In "Top 5 Reasons to Backup your OpenStack Environment," David details how backup and recovery facilitate compliance, devops, disaster recovery plans, time savings and security and forensics.   Read the full blog post here.
Trilio Content Team
March 11, 2016
News Feature

Trilio Data Featured in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Peter S. Cohan, contributor to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, recently interviewed Trilio Data's CEO David Safaii about the company, its mission to provide the industry's first native backup and recovery solution for OpenStack, and its growth plans. In his article, "Hopkinton's Trilio is Protecting Corporate Data," Cohan concludes, "The Hopkinton data protection company has hired a former banker and venture capitalist as its chief executive officer. It is trying to grow in a huge market…
Trilio Content Team
February 29, 2016
Press Release

Trilio Data Named to 20 Most Promising OpenStack Solutions Provider List by CIOReview Magazine

Company Cited for Data Protection and Integrity Through Its Incremental-Forever Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution HOPKINTON, MA – Nov 17, 2015 – Trilio Data, the creators of the first Backup-as-a-Service specification for the OpenStack community, Raksha, has been named to CIOReview Magazine’s list of 20 Most Promising OpenStack Solutions Providers. Trilio Data’s Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) Solution was selected based on its flexibility, policy-based incremental-forever architecture, and the groundswell of interest the solution is…
Trilio Content Team
November 17, 2015
Do scale out databases need to be backed up? Expert Article

Do Scale Out Databases Need Backup?

Some of the attendees who stopped by our booth asked us whether their scale out databases needs to be backed up, so I reflected on this conundrum for couple of days. Yes, these databases keep multiple copies of the data so why do they need backup? I know I have a good answer, but how do I answer in the terms that the need for backup will be self-explanatory? Does the built-in replication of these…
Murali Balcha
May 19, 2014
Challenges with Backup and Recovery for Scale-out Applications Expert Article

Challenges with Backup and Recovery for Scale-Out Applications

When you think big data you think Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB and other scale-out NoSQL databases. All these applications share an important trait; they are scale-out applications. Scale-out applications are built to scale from single node to hundreds of nodes. They dynamically distribute the data between nodes. They also replicate data between nodes for improved read performance and guard against hardware failures. So the prevailing thought is that these applications do not require backups as the…
Murali Balcha
May 8, 2014
OpenStack Backup and Recovery Requirements Expert Article

OpenStack Backup and Recovery

You don’t think much about OpenStack backup and recovery when it comes to cloud. After all, you build your applications on ephemeral storage and compute. These resources are not expected to persist across reboots and power cycles and your application is built against these failures. You create your workloads on-the-fly from the persistent store such as object store, perform your computation, and save the results back to persistent store. Life is beautiful. Unfortunately, only a…
Murali Balcha
May 8, 2014