Backing up VMware host servers and guest OSes News
January 26, 2011
VMware SRM will add new features, which may alter how customers use the disaster recovery tool. Mike Laverick previews future VMware SRM features and what they mean for users.
December 23, 2010
In the future, VMware Site Recovery Manager will have host-based replication and other new features. Expert Mike Laverick previews these yet-to-be-released VMware SRM capabilities.
July 12, 2010
This news roundup includes articles about EMC's purchase of Greenplum Software, a new backup agent for VMware and how open source tools will shape cloud computing's future.
June 11, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes news that VMware virtual appliances adopt Novell SUSE Linux as the standard OS, and two vendors promise greater support for VMware.
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A certain amount of data will need to be backed up before the advantage of deduplication in vSphere Data Protection will become apparent. Continue Reading
When problems occur with the tool you use to protect your data, it's imperative to track down the logs that can help restore order. Continue Reading
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Bringing in a hyper-converged platform can present a complication in the data center where networking, virtualization and storage teams were once separated. Continue Reading
Using an automation tool such as vRealize Orchestrator can help a busy vSphere administrator deal with the increased complexity of the virtual environment. Continue Reading
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There are many VMs that may wander your virtual environment, sucking up resources while providing no real purpose. Here are some ways to track them down. Continue Reading
While using snapshots can help undo a bad patch or faulty configuration change, they need to be controlled before they become a source of trouble. Continue Reading
VMware's Site Recovery Manager product can protect critical workloads in a disaster, but unless an administrator has fine-tuned SRM for the business, it may not perform as expected when trouble strikes the data center. Continue Reading
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There are a few situations that will trigger a UUID issue when using vSphere Replication 6 to copy VMs -- and one direct way to correct it. Continue Reading
It's not often that a systems administrator gets a broken virtual machine that needs to be imported, but the recovery effort helps reinforce a few important lessons. Continue Reading
VMware's virtualization engine can run an ESXi server as a VM, which widens the disaster recovery possibilities for savvy administrators. Continue Reading