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The cloud snapshot backup feature of the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance allows you to back up full and incremental snapshots from a local Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance to an object store target on another ZFS Storage Appliance as well as to cloud targets associated with an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) account. You can decide which snapshots are backed up to another appliance or to an actual OCI cloud target. These features are available starting in the OS8.8.9 release.
Use cases for these features are as follows:
Step-by-step configuration for cloud snapshot backups for either an on-premise object storage target or an Oracle OCI object storage target is described in a new white paper, Configuring ZFS Storage for Cloud Snapshot Backups to OCI Object Store.
If you want to test drive a low-cost, on-premise data migration to OCI object storage, consider signing up for our free cloud trial, here: https://www.oracle.com/cloud/free/