CommVault Simpana Continuous Data Replicator explained

So.. I have a customer who is using CommVault Simpana version 9. Within his environment there is one particular server with a lot of data on it. The space allocation on the server is somewhere between 10TB and 12TB. The data type is nothing fancy! Just regular files…

They requested me to propose a solution which provides a swifter restore (better RTO & RPO) and ofcourse with minimal investments required. My first idea was let’s use storage based snapshots and/or – replication. But for a disaster recovery solution the investments required were pretty much not justifiable!

My second idea was to split the backup from the replication part by using CommVault Continuous Data Replicator.
+ Take a backup once a day;
+ Make a replication every 2 hours.

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