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Disaster Recovery – From Practice to Theory?

Disaster Recovery – From Practice to Theory?

I was recently invited to give a talk at a Research institution about the products we are developing in Axxana. This forced me to step back and look at Disaster Recovery from a more “rigorous” point of view. Here are some key observations. First, let me start with a disclaimer. Our initial focus is on transactional environments where data loss translates very directly into lost revenue, reputation damage and in some extreme cases could lead to business closure. We do not focus on large scale systems that provide “eventual consistency,” but on classical environments that have focused on strong consistency models.

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