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Saving Yourself with Data Replication

Oct 20, 2010, 14:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeffrey B. Layton)

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"Data can be the currency, Intellectual Property, and life blood of many a company. One technique to make sure that your data is readily available is data replication. Not quite the same as data backup but can be equally important.

"Data is the Foundation

"Recently there has been a transition from physical products being the most critical aspect of many company's businesses to data being the key driver. This transformation started some time ago and has steadily progressed over time. While one can argue over the subtleties of whether a company actually makes a physical product or not, it is fairly clear that to almost all companies data has become if not the key to their success, then very close to it.

"An even more subtle — but perhaps more important result of this transformation — is the impact that these original "non-physical-product" companies have had on other companies. For example, the creation of spreadsheet applications has allowed companies to better manage themselves even if they make a physical product."

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