Forrester: Poor database archiving is compliance risk

August 28, 2008

[From Computerworlduk]

Businesses could fall foul of regulation because of their failure to optimise database archiving and make information readily accessible, Forrester has warned.

A “store and forget” attitude is being blamed for over a quarter of businesses ending up running production databases of over 50 terabytes in size, and for their difficulty retrieving important historical information. The growth in database storage size is occurring alongside a 50 percent rise in online transactional data, Forrester said.

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