I started to blog when I was already working on virtualization technologies, but before this I was a security consultant, and I still hold my CISSP certification. So, for once I’m writing something about security more than virtualization, because this news about SSL totally deserves an article. TLS is hard… let’s keep SSL for a […]
If you have a large environment that is constantly changinh, you may want some automation to test VMs every day with Veeam SureBackup. Here’s a solution to do so.
Since Veeam announced the Scale-Out Backup Repository technology coming in Veeam Backup & Replication v9, I’ve been asked already multiple times to give some practical examples on how to leverage it. Let’s see together one interesting way to leverage the “performance” policy available in Scale-Out Backup Repository.
In 2014, in a presentation I’ve done, I’ve said to people that in 2-3 years new and cheaper flash memory would have become the stardard solution for general purpose disk storage, thanks to a price per GB comparable with spinning disk. Seems that I was right after all.
If you want to backup virtual machines running on an NFS storage in vSphere using virtual proxies, Veeam has a dedicated registry key to protect you from NFS locks.
Lately, different bugs involving VMware CBT in vSphere 6 have created some justified concerns among users. But there are ways to guarantee successful backups even in these conditions.
One of the features coming in Veeam Backup & Replication v9 is per-VM backup chains.This great addition was in between a general announcement related to other backup storage improvements; in case you missed it, here we go with a dedicated post, because this feature is going to be great!
vSphere tags are incredibly powerful objects, that can be used in many and amazing ways. One of the possible use cases for tags is Data Protection. Veeam supports vSphere tags in both vSphere 5.5 and 6.0, and with them you can create advanced policy-based data protection rules.