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Office of Personnel Management

Microfilm versus Paper for Database Backup

Every newspaper in the world uses microfilm as its primary backup --- and you can go to any newspaper and request a copy of a printing from 100 years ago.

The biggest concern about Databases is that they can crash. However, paper takes up huge store rooms, time and resources to create, and as far as organization is hard to keep track of (without an electronic database that is). Even if an agency possesses a hardcopy... more »

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Department of Justice

Disaster Recovery / Backup

Many Government agencies (including the Bureau of Prisons) rely on daily, tape backups for disaster recovery and daily operations. Given the availability today of cost effective, online backups and NAS storage this is wasteful, and outdated. Online storage is much more cost effecient and useful for daily operations and with redundancy across areas it is much more reliable. Tape systems are extremely expensive, and considering... more »

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