Ed: Backing up servers is and always has been a pain in the ass, so this team has found a real problem with a seemingly simple solution.
Although cloud storage systems are usually redundant with multiple copies of data, this will only protect you from outright failure of a VM or instance.
It won’t save you from yourself and the many screw-ups that can happen running infrastructure.
Full or partial data corruption can happen for a variety of reasons not just hardware.
You could accidentally delete an instance yourself, or a malicious or incompetent team member could delete or corrupt data or an instance, you could have a problem with your newly [...]
Ed: This is actually a pretty good idea. Most of the world is just terrible at backup. Phones, Notebooks, Small Business Servers. Corporates have laptops running around that are never on the network at backup time, the IT Admins response is everything should be stored on the server and it will be backed up, but thats not how people work, they like their documents local. I ran a business for 8 years where one of our key and constant issues was ensuring customers had functioning backups.
But not many people talk about backup in the day of Cloud Computing, its almost forgotten and while you are far less likely to lose data in Googles multi server cloud farm with redundant copies [...]
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