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  • VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced (VMware VDPA)

    VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced (VMware VDPA) is a backup management, recovery and replication utility for virtual machines and applications that is based on EMC Avamar deduplication technology. 

  • VMware CTK file

    A VMware CTK file contains a list of all the changes made to a VMware virtual machine (VM) since it was last backed up. 

  • Changed Block Tracking (CBT)

    VMware Changed Block Tracking is an incremental backup technology for virtual machines (VMs), comparable to snapshot differential or backup delta block. 

About VMware backup software

VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) and third-party backup tools use the vStorage API for Data Protection (VADP) for VMware backup. In this topic section, discover news, tips, expert advice and guides to help you evaluate and manage VMware backup software and maximize performance to avoid data loss. Find information on legacy VMWare backup tools like VMware Consolidated Backup, part of VMware Infrastructure 3, as well as the latest solutions from VMware.