ClearCube Data Failover 3.0 Overview and Demonstration Rev. 5-30-03
ClearCube Confidential Overview Data Failover lets you backup, restore and move user data and settings without requiring any additional storage hardware. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits FeatureBenefit Scheduled backup of local user data files and settings for both PC Blades and standard box PCs. Higher quality of service and user satisfaction with no lost data. Click to Continue e.g. My Documents on C: drive Desktop Settings
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits FeatureBenefit Backup data is stored on unused hard drive space of other computers. Don’t need to buy expensive hardware backup systems. Click to Continue Hidden archive files are stored in excess hard disk space Computer A backs-up B & C Computer B backs-up A & C Computer C backs-up A & B Network or
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits FeatureBenefit Recover user data and settings when switching to a spare Blade. No disruption in user productivity in the event of a service issue. Click to Continue When used with ClearCube’s Switch Manager, Data Failover makes switching to a spare seamless to the user.
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits FeatureBenefit Move user data and settings from one computer to another. Simple and fast moves, adds, and changes (day-to-day and disaster recovery). Click to Continue Office Location A Office Location B Move Data and Settings – NOT Hardware
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits FeatureBenefit Uses scheduling, file compression and differencing technology. Maximum performance with minimized impact on network traffic. Click to Continue Computer A backs-up B & C Computer B backs-up A & C Computer C backs-up A & B Network Instead of sending all files at each backup, only changes since the last backup are sent ///
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits FeatureBenefit Supports selective recovery from multiple historical archives. Users can return to known good states after accidental deletion or corruption of data. Click to Continue You can choose to restore any individual file that may have accidentally been deleted
ClearCube Confidential Key Features and Benefits FeatureBenefit Includes advanced automatic synchronization technology. If a peer is disconnected from the network when a backup is to occur, the peer will automatically re-synchronize once added back to the network. Click to Continue Network /// Data Failover automatically recovers from network disconnects
ClearCube Confidential Software Demonstration Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential Click to Continue Data Failover uses NT domain authentication for logon security. Data Failover is accessed via Web Browser. User *********
ClearCube Confidential Click to Continue To manage a computer’s Data Failover properties, simply select the desired computer name. Clicking on “Discover Nodes” will find all computers on the subnet enabled for Data Failover.
ClearCube Confidential The computer you are connected to is always shown here. The Root Directory defines which files will be backed up. Click to Continue After selecting a computer, its configuration screen will appear. You can always access the configuration screen for the computer you are connected to by clicking “Configure.”
ClearCube Confidential Directory Exclusions are those subdirectories that do not need to be backed up. File Exclusions let you define a list of file types that you do not wish to backup. The Replication Factor determines the number of other computers that this computer’s data will be backed up to. Peers are the other computers to which this computer’s data are backed up. These are auto- assigned, but can also be manually entered. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential Clicking on “Schedule” brings up the schedule configuration screen for this computer.
ClearCube Confidential This shows what backup jobs have already been defined. This lets you add backup jobs to this computer’s schedule. You can take an immediate snapshot by clicking here. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential Click to Continue After taking a manual snapshot, the results are displayed showing the list of files that were archived.
ClearCube Confidential Clicking on “Data Management” lets you view and select archives for restoring files and settings.
ClearCube Confidential Clicking here will restore this Blade’s files from this and all previous archives. You can also bring in the files from another computer’s archive into this computer. You would do this when your original Blade is down and this Blade is being used as a spare. Clicking here will restore this computer’s settings from the most recent snapshot. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential You can view the specific contents of an archive by clicking here. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential When viewing an archive you can select specific files to restore. Clicking on ”Logs” will show you all activity related to Data Failover for this computer. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential This list shows all Data Failover activity for for this computer. Clicking on ”Diagnostics” lets you validate your configuration. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential The Diagnostics screen makes it easy for you to confirm proper installation of the Data Failover agent on your computer. Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential Example Application: Spare Blade Switching Click to Continue
ClearCube Confidential Spare Blade Switching with Data Failover Click to Continue Data Center User A User A is normally connected to the highlighted Blade. But what if that Blade fails? The Help Desk responds by running Switch Manager to remotely switch User A to the allocated Spare Blade (red). User A has a fresh Blade but she doesn’t have her data yet. Help Desk
ClearCube Confidential Spare Blade Switching with Data Failover Click to Continue Data Center User A Last night, Data Failover automatically backed up User A’s data onto User B & C’s Blades (Replication Factor=2). Help Desk
ClearCube Confidential Spare Blade Switching with Data Failover Click to Continue Data Center User A User B User C Network The Help Desk can now move User A’s backed up data from User B or C’s Blade to the Spare Blade. (Without User B or C being affected). User A now has her original data on the Spare Blade. Help Desk
For more information contact ClearCube at 1-866-652-3500