Backup for virtual servers News
April 05, 2016
EMC unveils the virtual edition of its Data Domain disk library, DD VE, allowing the Data Domain operating system to run inside a VMware hypervisor and back up to any hardware.
January 29, 2016
Commvault and Nutanix collaborate on hyper-converged infrastructure through Commvault's support of Acropolis Hypervisor. Integration leverages the most appropriate hypervisor.
January 08, 2016
Four returning vendors with software-defined and hyper-convergence products highlight the finalists in the 2015 Product of the Year enterprise storage system software category.
December 24, 2015
Veeam Software has expanded its virtual machine backup from VMware-only to include Hyper-V backup, and customers would like to see its physical backup expand as well.
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Cloud or online backup is a backup strategy that utilizes the cloud to send a copy of data off-site. It is sold on a subscription basis and typically priced based on usage. Continue Reading
The need for human interaction currently prevents the virtual machine recovery process from being more instantaneous. But that could change in the future. Continue Reading
Compression and deduplication are common data reduction methods used in virtual storage environments, but the technologies work at different storage levels. Continue Reading
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Recovery-in-place, which is sometimes called "instant recovery," is a relatively new data backup technology that allows users to start a virtual machine from a backup copy and run critical applications temporarily while the primary VM is restored. ... Continue Reading
Snapshots do not replace backup, but they can be used to enhance a data protection strategy if you use them at the right time and for the right tasks. Continue Reading
As IT environments become more advanced, the job of backing up and retrieving data grows in complexity. Enterprise backup software is evolving in a number of different ways. Whereas, backup software used to have only one job -- make a copy of ... Continue Reading
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Find out if these recent backup technologies -- snapshots and flat backup, hybrid cloud backup and instant VM recovery -- are right for your organization. Continue Reading
Data volume plays a large role when implementing host-, array- and network-based data replication technologies. This tip breaks down the pros and cons of each approach. Continue Reading
While Docker data container protection methods haven't reached the level found with hypervisor-based virtual machines, these four technologies can help users with the challenge. Continue Reading
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Backing up virtual servers was a serious challenge for a number of years. Even today, many shops use traditional, agent-based backup to protect virtual servers. But it's a classic example of something working well until it doesn't. Virtual server ... Continue Reading
Virtual machine backups are widely available, but many shops are ignoring the technology until their application performance suffers. Continue Reading
Instant recovery allows users to run a virtual machine from a backup copy. We list the top five fallacies around the technology. Continue Reading