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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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
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