Backup Transformation from the Inside

What is backup transformation and why is it so critical to an organization's health and well-being? In this Q&A, Darryl Smith, EMC chief oracle architect and veteran of the backup wars, provides an insider's view of the need for and impact of backup transformation within EMC and IT and on our business. Smith, who is responsible for all of EMC's databases, primarily Oracle but also SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres, and Greenplum, describes the people and process changes EMC IT has gone through and the game-changing effects they have had. He also takes a look at what lies ahead and gives his view of backup nirvana.

Sponsor: EMC Corporation