One of the more common questions in IT is “What’s the difference between data backup and data archiving?” It’s a common mistake to confuse the two, especially since many professionals use the term interchangeably. Let’s set the record straight: to backup and to archive is not the same thing. In this article, we talk about the
If you’re just starting out planning a backup strategy, you’re probably aware that one of the things you need to think about are archiving backups. What you may not realize, however, is that these kinds of backups are a whole different breed from the day-to-day, recovery-ready backups you’re more familiar with.