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Backup school: Lesson one

Backup School: Lesson 1

"What is a backup?"

Backup is the essential function of any storage manager's day. It's also the cause of most concern. In lesson one of "Backup School" Dorian Cougias explains the backup basics.

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Are you new to storage and backup? Lesson one of's "Backup School" explains the fundamentals of backup, the components of a backup and what kinds of backups are out there. Professor Dorian Cougias also explains full backups, incremental backups and which of these choices may be the best fit into your environment.

What you'll walk away with:
** How to think about backup process
** Easy to understand explanations of:
-- Full backups
-- Incremental backups
-- Differential Backups
** Which method is right for you, and why
** The ability to ask Dorian your specific backup questions

Please join Dorian Cougias for this webcast right now. Also, follow along with class with this worksheet.

About Dorian Cougias:
Dorian Cougias is the founder and CEO of Network Frontiers, a company that focuses on disaster recovery, security, and IT infrastructure consulting, training, and books. His latest work is "The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center 3rd Ed."

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This was first published in February 2004

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