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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Serverless data backup removes backup procedures from production servers so that the time usually spent on backup functions can be used for other server tasks. Continue Reading
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
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Inadequate backup windows and the rise of server virtualization are driving data backup technology innovations, such as CDP instant recovery, flat backups and backup appliances. Continue Reading
Vendors are offering storage systems that "know" more about the data within them than ever before. Powered by multiple CPU/cores, fast flash/memory, nimble software-defined storage and lessons learned from big data, these intelligent storage systems... Continue Reading
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
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Explore how virtual machine recovery works, but be careful with the process, as running a VM from backup data storage indefinitely can cause difficulties. Continue Reading
Thinking about instant virtual machine recovery for backup? Check out these three necessities when using the technology and learn how the process compares to a virtual test lab. Continue Reading
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
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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