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
- Backup predictions for 2005: Disk-based backup gains steam, but tape is far from dead
- SOS: Save our Shark
- Web-based reporting tools for tape libraries
- HSM products from Veritas, Legato and HP
- Hierarchical storage management solutions for Windows
- The real cost of a GB of tape storage
- The cost of tape storage
- Iomega's Rev drive vs. standard tape or disk backup
- One system, two problems: Capacity and performance
- Remote site dilemma: No backup strategy and growing data volumes
- Selecting database archiving tools
- Choosing the right RAID level
- Why do restores take longer than backups?
- Mirroring data from a file server to an external disk
- What is scratch media in Backup Exec and does it contain valid data?
- Backing up open files on NAS
- Recommended distance for a DR site
- Evaluating backup media for small businesses
- Should we use TSM and LTO-1 in an AIX environment?
- Disk vs. tape, for low-cost storage