Storage Area Network School: Lesson 6
"Sans for disaster recovery"
Join Christopher Poelker, co-author, Storage Area Networks for Dummies for a webcast on how you can use your San for disaster recovery purposes. This webcast explores the most important things you need to consider when backing up and recovering data using a San.
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One of the main selling points for implementing a storage area network (San) are all of the disaster recovery features one provides. In this lesson, Christopher Poelker delineates considerations for building a basic disaster recovery plan. This lesson answers the questions: How much data do I need to copy? What can I afford to lose? How do latency and bandwidth play into faster backups and restores? Some other topics covered...recovery time vs. recovery point objectives...choosing a remote site and its components and creating the final plan, according to budget.
What you'll walk away with:
** In-depth knowledge of how to create an effective San DR plan
** Synchronous and Asynchronous data replication
** The importance of bandwidth, distance, and latency
** Designing a DR architecture
** The ability to ask Chris your specific San questions
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About Christopher Poelker:
Aside from being an author and a SearchStorage.com San expert Christopher Poelker is a storage architect at Hitachi Data Systems. Prior to Hitachi, Chris was a lead storage architect/senior systems architect for Compaq Computer, Inc., in New York. While at Compaq, Chris built the sales/service engagement model for Compaq StorageWorks, and trained most of the company's VAR's, Channel's and Compaq ES/PS contacts on StorageWorks. Chris' certifications include: MCSE, MCT (Microsoft Trainer), MASE (Compaq Master ASE Storage Architect), and A+ certified (PC Technician).
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This was first published in June 2007