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Different approaches to backing up virtual servers

Learn the two main approaches to backing up virtual machines in this Expert Response from Brien Posey.

What are the different approaches to backing up virtual servers today?

There are two main approaches to backing up virtual machines. Host-level backups (which are sometimes called hypervisor-level backups) occur directly at the hypervisor or within the host operating system. Guest-level backups occur within the individual virtual machines.

This was first published in April 2012
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