Backup school: Quiz three

Test your knowledge of Backup School lessons 7-9 with this SearchStorage.com quiz.

Question #1

How many types of source data routes are there in replication?

a. Unlimited
b. 1
c. 3
d. 2

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Question #2

According to professor Dorian Cougis, you'd never want to do this type of replication over a WAN...

a. Synchronous
b. Asynchronous
c. File based
d. Volume Based

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Question #3

When you replicate data (especially with databases) it's important that your blocks of data are in the same sequence. This is known as?

a. Synchronous replication
b. Mirroring
c. Write order fidelity
d. None of the above

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Question #4

All of these are reasons to use multiple backup servers, EXCEPT?

a. Simultaneous restores
b. So you can have multiple backup windows
c. To restore one server at a time
d. To adhere to the five tape limit

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Question #5

If you have more than this number of tapes in your backup session and backup set, you are increasing the odds that your tapes will fail by how much?

a. 2
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7

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Question #6

Do not put your backup server and your backup path on this...

a. A database
b. Your standard network
c. Multiple Fibre Channels
d. A camel

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Question #7

Dorian says you should not multiplex more than this number of backup sources simultaneously.

a. 8
b. 20
c. 12
d. 4

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Question #8

According to Dorian, this is just as important as backup...

a. Server maintenance
b. Compliant data management
c. Uptime
d. None of the above

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Question #9

Dorian says this type of information is more likely to be targeted as regulatory data?

a. Mission-critical company data
b. Employee and HR records
c. Newly created corporate and financial reports
d. None of the above

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Question #10

Compliant data management is all about the following three things, EXCEPT?

a. Availability
b. Security
c. Integrity
d. Confidentiality

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This was first published in June 2004

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