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
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VMware's DR cloud service may be one viable alternative for an organization that can't afford to double its hardware setup. Continue Reading
Keeping your data safe from disaster with an on-premises product means deciding if hardware-based replication or software-based replication is a better fit for your company. 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
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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
When attempting to troubleshoot an RPO violation in vSphere Replication, the underlying cause is oftentimes more complex than it appears on the surface. Continue Reading
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