Pierre Dorion is the data center practice director and a senior consultant with Long View Systems Inc. in Phoenix, Ariz., 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 Dorion 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
- Centralized backup solution
- CAS vs. Snaplock Volume
- DLTs vs. CDs: Pros and cons
- Portable long-term backup
- Snapshot only?
- SAN disaster recovery planning
- USB device data recovery
- Third-party backup for Windows 2000 Active Directory Domain Controller
- Alternatives to software mirroring
- Industry standards for data retention
- Best practices for backup server configuration
- Hardware-based replication for HP arrays?
- Does Veritas NetBackup support BCV backup?
- Daily data volatility rates
- What is the most critical information to back up?
- File-based replication vs. volume-based replication
- Are CDs considered acceptable disaster recovery media?
- Pros and cons of LTO vendors
- Backup predictions for 2005: Disk-based backup gains steam, but tape is far from dead
- HSM products from Veritas, Legato and HP