#93 – Myspace Loses 12 Years’ of Music

#93 – Myspace Loses 12 Years' of Music

Chris EvansData Management, Garbage Collection

This week, Chris and Martin discuss the issues at Myspace, which recently disclosed that 12 years’ worth of user content had been lost during a (failed) server migration.  The once-mighty Myspace was the largest social networking site from 2005 to 2009 (according to Wikipedia) and had estimated revenues of $109 million in 2011.  So, how could a company with such as large valuation and solid revenue manage to lose data so easily? In 2005, News Corporation purchased Myspace for $580 million, later selling he company in 2011 for a rumoured $35 million.  Would there have …

Talking Cloud Data Protection with Jaspreet Singh

Talking Cloud Data Protection with Jaspreet Singh

Chris EvansGuest Speakers

In this podcast, recorded in December 2016, Chris talks to Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO of Druva Inc, a cloud-focused data protection company.  The conversation covers the issues of how cloud-based backup differs from typical on-premises operations, the considerations that have to be thought of and how cloud backup can be used for more than just recovery. You can find Druva online at https://www.druva.com/ and information on the TCO calculator, discussed on the podcast at https://www.druva.com/partners/cdw_tco/. Elapsed Time: 00:39:22 Timeline 00:00:00 – Introduction 00:00:46 – Background information, why Cloud? 00:03:40 – the changing face of backup 00:05:00 …