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Jun 19 2017   2:33PM GMT

serverless backup

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A serverless backup is a type of network-based backup that seeks to limit the role of production servers in backup procedures. Continued…

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“Serverless backups offload the backup overhead from production servers while also helping to expedite the backup process.” – Brien Posey

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Writing for Business
Serverless computing can significantly bring down costs since you’re not paying for servers 24/7, _________ of whether they are actively serving requests.
A. irregardless
B. regardless
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