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This article is part of the Vol. 2 No. 1 March 2003 issue of Comparing the top data backup packages
The size of corporate databases has been swelling for years. Archiving software can keep them trim, but most companies won't even consider archiving unless it's fully supported by the database application vendor. @exb Recent Funding to Storage Companies After a lull late in 2002, several companies announced new rounds of funding early this year. @exe Giant Eagle, an Ohio supermarket chain, is experiencing 80% data growth for its PeopleSoft applications running on Oracle, edging up toward 800GB in total database size. "We keep on having to add disk space, and we don't want to do that continually," says Bob Kalik, support manager for PeopleSoft. He also worries about performance degradation. Moving data offline is easy, but "where it gets tricky is bringing it back online," Kalik says. That's why he put off archiving some of database until he found one that specifically supported his applications--in his case, Princeton Softek's Archive for Servers PeopleSoft Edition. Giant Eagle plans to archive data older than one year plus current. Similarly, Waterpik in ... Access >>>
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