Backup school: Quiz three, answer two

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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The correct answer is:

a. Synchronous. Asynchronous replication is good for WANS, synchronous replication is very good for LANs and SANs.

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    This was first published in June 2004

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