How Scripting OpenStack Backups Cripples Recovery Efforts Expert Article

How Scripting OpenStack Backups Cripples Your Recovery Efforts

Organizations in the throes of an OpenStack deployment often come to the realization that there is no viable data protection options for OpenStack. As production dates approach and SLA requirements loom, many teams resort to scripting OpenStack backups as a stopgap solution. This kind of approach is deeply flawed and makes workload recovery nearly impossible. Here's why. An (Extremely Brief) History of OpenStack & Data Protection Nearly a decade ago, when OpenStack was first released,…
Trilio Content Team
March 15, 2019
A Look into Cloud Workload Protection Blog

A Look into Cloud Workload Protection with TrilioVault

The term "workload" is often tossed around but doesn't have clear connotations within clouds and virtualized infrastructure. We use it a lot at Trilio, though — both in our marketing and in our technical presentations — so we thought it'd be worth some explanation. Here's what we are referring to when we talk about cloud "workloads" and how it's pertinent in the world of cloud workload protection and recovery. Defining "Cloud Workloads" Typically, a "workload" refers to…
Katie Lyon
February 21, 2019
How TrilioVault Makes Legacy VM Backup Obsolete Expert Article

How TrilioVault Makes Legacy VM Backup Solutions Obsolete

Data loss happens. Hardware malfunctions during firmware updates, someone fat-fingers a configuration, your server room was dampened by a leaky pipe. The list goes on. No matter the reason, with a legacy VM backup solution, you’re risking losing your data forever. Legacy VM backup solutions for the old world of bare metal servers or purpose-optimized virtualized environments cannot keep up with the demands of OpenStack. By force-fitting an outdated approach onto a modern cloud, companies…
Trilio Content Team
August 7, 2018
Expert Article

Don’t Bother with Anything but Cloud Native Backup Solutions for OpenStack

If you're using any sort of cloud infrastructure, it's absolutely imperative that you employ cloud native backup to help support and extend your cloud. I know, I know–you've already got dozens of vendors set up with seemingly compelling Band-Aids for your latest crop of problems, but I promise you: you don't want the Band-Aid. Here's why. You'd like to think your cloud is considered safe, but data loss happens. It happens a lot: hardware malfunctioned during a firmware…
Murali Balcha
April 3, 2018