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They all automatically combine disaster recovery with backup, since the backups are stored offsite at the cloud provider’s data center. The better cloud backup options completely automate both backup and restore, removing what historically has been a complex, order-and process-intensive, manual task. The very best-in-class solutions will automatically create rich version histories, and also provide you with a secured, online replica copy of your data, that you can access from anywhere using just an Internet browser. However, these solutions, no matter how robust, cannot circumvent the laws of physics. The reality is that you will be using your Internet connection as a conduit to move large data sets. This prescribes slightly modified best practices, including reconsidering the benefits of bare metal restores. Bare metal restore to dissimilar hardware is a topic of much... (more)

Queplix Data Virtualization Platform Integrates with NoSQL Databases

Queplix Corp., a provider of data virtualization, on Tuesday introduced new Application Software Blades for Hive, HBase and Cassandra. Queplix is the first vendor to deliver a NoSQL data integration environment expanding the opportunity to leverage data from any database technology regardless of its structure - relational, object-oriented, XML, or NoSQL. Intelligent Application Software Blades enable the Queplix Virtual Data Manager platform to securely connect to many different source applications and data. The new software blades for NoSQL databases can identify and extract ke... (more)

An Overview of Data Virtualization

In this video, Queplix chief marketing officer Michael Zuckerman provides an overview of data virtualization and discusses how advanced data virtualization technology enables organizations to solve their data integration, data management, business intelligence and data warehousing problems. With an architecture based on a persistent metadata server, advanced data virtualization seamlessly integrates data across multiple disparate sources, from legacy applications to the cloud, in a highly automated and seamless manner - and without the use of SQL. Queplix is a leader in data int... (more)

Five Best Practices for Data Integration

Michael Zuckerman, CMO, Queplix The explosion in information technology tools and capability has accelerated. Our information technology environment is moving at absolute light-speed. Yet, the back of data integration is broken. 90% of customers are using 20-year old ETL technology designed to move batch files into the data warehouse at 1:00 am. It is a manual process. Worst of all, is that some vendors have even put this 20-year old technology in their newly minted 1-year old cloud. Who wants 20-year old technology in a 1-year old cloud? To add insult to injury, data quality is ... (more)

RELDATA to Showcase Unified Storage Solutions

RELDATA Inc. (www.RELDATA.com), a provider of unified block and file storage solutions over iSCSI, announced on Monday that it will participate in Storage Networking World (SNW), held in Santa Clara, California, April 4-7, at the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley/Santa Clara Convention Center. The company will be showcasing their latest solutions in the Emerging Vendors Pavilion at Booth P3. "RELDATA is well-positioned to meet the growing demand for unified storage with technology that has been designed from the ground up to deliver a best-in-class unified storage product. As a resul... (more)