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 […]
How can you test 1000 VMs with Veeam SureBackup?
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.
An example of Veeam Scale-Out Backup Repository mixing whitebox servers
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.
3D TLC NAND flash, your new SATA disk
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.
Protecting NFS storage on vSphere using Veeam virtual proxies
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.
Image-level backups can be done even without CBT
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.
Veeam Backup & Replication v9: the new Per-VM backup chains
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!
Using Veeam and VMware vSphere Tags for Advanced Policy-driven Data Protection
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.