Pierre Dorion is the data center practice director and a senior consultant at Long View Systems Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona, specializing in the areas of business continuity and disaster recovery planning services and corporate data protection. Over the past 10 years, he has focused primarily on the development of recovery strategies, IT resilience and recoverability, as well as data protection and availability engagements at the data center level. Pierre has been a guest speaker on the subject of data availability and IT resilience at a number of conferences, including Storage Decisions, ARMA, AFCOM and CIPS.
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Contributions from Pierre Dorion
- Disk space for data snapshots
- Incremental/differential backup differences
- Centralized backup solution
- CAS vs. Snaplock Volume
- DLTs vs. CDs: Pros and cons
- Portable long-term backup
- Snapshot only?
- USB device data recovery
- SAN disaster recovery planning
- Third-party backup for Windows 2000 Active Directory Domain Controller
- Alternatives to software mirroring
- Hardware-based replication for HP arrays?
- Best practices for backup server configuration
- Industry standards for data retention
- File-based replication vs. volume-based replication
- What is the most critical information to back up?
- Does Veritas NetBackup support BCV backup?
- Daily data volatility rates
- Are CDs considered acceptable disaster recovery media?
- Pros and cons of LTO vendors