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Big Data: How to allow cross-site replication

#BigData: How to allow cross-site #replication  via @InformationAge #PORTrockIT

  • Big Data: How to allow cross-site replication
  • An insurance company that recently wished to undertake some cross-site data replication for disaster recovery and business continuity purposes found that it couldnâ t achieve the network performance it needed to back up its data.
  • To overcome the issue, the firm manually backed up its data to disks and then to tapes, before manually transporting them to the organisationâ s other disaster recovery data centre.
  • Media reports suggest that big dataâ s growth is unstoppable, but one problem still remains: network latency.
  • This kind of manual process is very slow and it requires more resources than an automated back-up necessitates over a virtual private network (VPN) or a wide area network (WAN).

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Media reports suggest that big data’s growth is unstoppable, but one problem still remains: network latency. Graham Jarvis writes:


Big Data: How to allow cross-site replication

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