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MYTH: A Snapshot is Considered a Backup

In this Episode…

While snapshots of their place in the infrastructure, They’re not backups. They should primarily be used pre-upgrade or pre-migration to save a set a point in time of your data.

But what happens if you were to lose your primary site if you don’t have a proper backup? You’d lose your backups! Ray makes the case for taking a best-practices approach by having a separate, off-site architecture or disaster recovery site.

About This Series

As today’s data centers shift toward modernization, a number of misconceptions about data center technologies have emerged. In this series, Cerium’s data center experts, Ray Hall and Gregg Pruett, separate fact from fiction and debunk some of the most widespread myths surrounding backup and recovery, cloud, hyper-converged infrastructure, storage and more.

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