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"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."

Published on 10/15/2012 by Clay Sides
Category: Compliance, Backup

I have to wonder if Benjamin Franklin was a closet IT guru.We live in a world that measures things in “ages”. The Age of Dinosaurs, the Ice Age, the Age of Fire, the Industrial Age and now, the Information Age. The shocking realization to me, was many of the “Ages” identified, had horrific events associated with them. Cataclysms, global climate changes and mass extinctions; If we aren’t careful, the Information Age may well end up ...

MEDITECH Backups Demystified, Episode IV: ISB/IDR

Published on 10/14/2012 by John Duffy
Category: Backup

MEDITECH systems need to be backed up in a consistent manner without impacting the functionality or performance of the production system.  It was with this in mind that the Integrated Serverless Backup (ISB) and Integrated Disaster Recovery(IDR) processes were created.  Simply stated, a point in time backup of all the MEDITECH Servers is created on the SAN, attached to the backup server and subsequently backed up via “Block Level”.  Depending on what type of backup ...