Hot Backup Software

Galido

A hot backup, also called a dynamic backup, is a backup performed on data even though it is actively accessible to users and may currently be in a state of being updated. Hot backups can provide a convenient solution in multi-user systems, because they do not require downtime, as does a conventional cold backup. Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment. EaseUS Todo Backup Free. XSI Backup.

Veeam Quietly Builds ‘$1B Unicorn’ in Backup and Recovery

Data Center Knowledge

Attention continues to flood the software-defined storage space, where backup is a latecomer to data center modernization. Disaster Recovery Storage Virtualization Read More.

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Data Infrastructure Server Storage I/O Network Software Defined Cloud and Virtual Recommended Reading List

IT Toolbox

The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection (backup, security, HA, BC, DR). The evolving list includes books, blogs, podcast?s, s, events and industry links among other resources and related data infrastructure topics, tools, techniques as well as trends

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World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder

Storage IO Blog

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder It’s that time of year again, World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder. In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Saturday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting […] The post World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Backup To The Future?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  It seems there''s never enough performance: no one wants to wait for a backup, let alone an urgent recovery.    The core technologies are changing: witness the emergence of PBBAs (purpose built backup appliances) as well as various forms of snaps and replication.  Today, EMC''s BRS (Backup and Recovery Systems) announced a slew of product enhancements -- quite an inventory.  Interested in Software-Defined Storage?

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Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Storage IO Blog

Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. The post Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Tips for Easy Virtualization

Galido

Virtualization is popular these days for businesses for several reasons, but primarily to reduce hardware and infrastructure costs, performance, backups and redundancy, while being able to scale infrastructure and provide resources on demand. . The cloud and virtualization software market is expected to reach over $20 billion by 2019, with a growth rate of 15% each year. What is Virtualization? There are two methods of running virtualized software.

VMware announces vSphere V6 and associated virtualization technologies

Storage IO Blog

VMware has announced version 6 (V6) of its software defined data center (SDDC) server virtualization hypervisor called vSphere aka ESXi. In addition to a new version of its software defined server hypervisor along with companion software defined management and convergence tools.

Data Protection Fundamentals Recovery Points (Backup, Snapshots, Versions)

Storage IO Blog

Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event

Storage IO Blog

Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event Microsoft will be hosting a free (no registration required) half day virtual (e.g. online) Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event June 26, 2018 starting at 9AM PT.

Emulating USB Dongle – Introducing HASP Dongle Emulator Software

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Emulating USB Dongle – Introducing HASP Dongle Emulator Software - Information Technology Blog. Over the years the methods used by software developers and producers to limit the amount of users to a specific number in a licensing agreement have become more complex. In addition, it offers good protection against attempts to pirate the software. Software for USB key emulation. No changes are made to the software or the original driver.

VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure

Storage IO Blog

hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure appeared first on StorageIOblog. VMware vSAN 6.6 This is the first of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6.

Green and Virtual Data Center Links

Storage IO Blog

Green and Virtual IT Data Center Links Moving beyond Green Hype and Green washing Green hype and green washing may be on the endangered species list and going away, however, green IT for servers, storage, networks, facilities as well as related software and management techniques that address energy efficiency including power and cooling along with […].

Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober A few weeks ago I was invited to present a keynote at the 1st annual Minnesota VMware User Group (VMUG) Super VMUG mega event in Minneapolis titled Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future (download PDF presentation here).

Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

Storage IO Blog

It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) and hardware less are still trendy, and while some might view the cloud or software-defined data center (SDDC) virtualization, or IoT folks as the culprits, it is more widespread with plenty of bandwagon riders. The post Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

Image Backups: Does Time Travel Really Exist?

ITGCT

While time travel has been the stuff of science fiction for just about as long as science fiction has been around, there is (more or less) a form of time travel that is very much science fact – image backups. As far as your hard drive is concerned, image backups are one of the best ways to jump backwards in time whenever the need arises – which is pretty crazy, to say the least. This is the power that image backups have to offer. business solutions image backups

Green and Virtual Data Center: Productive Economical Efficient Effective Flexible

Storage IO Blog

Green hype and green washing may be on the endangered species list and going away, however, green IT for servers, storage, networks, facilities as well as related software and management techniques that address energy efficiency including power and cooling along with e-waste, environmental health and safety related issues are topics that wont be going away anytime soon.

Microsoft Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Reference Resources

Storage IO Blog

Need to learn more about Microsoft Azure Cloud Software Defined Data Infrastructure topics including reference architecture among other resources for various application workloads? The post Microsoft Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Reference Resources appeared first on StorageIOblog. Microsoft Azure has an architecture and resources page (here) that includes various application workload reference tools.

2016 Going Dutch Cloud Virtualization Server Storage I/O Seminars

Storage IO Blog

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Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Storage IO Blog

September was a busy month including VMworld in Las Vegas that featured many Dell EMC VMware (among other) software defined data infrastructure updates and announcements. The post Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements

Storage IO Blog

Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements Time for some catching up with summer 2018 IBM cloudy software defined storage announcements that were made earlier this week. Thus, it is no surprise that it is time for catching up with summer 2018 […] The post Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Software Defined Cloud Bulk Object Storage Trends News

Storage IO Blog

After all, not everything is the same in cloud, virtual and traditional data centers or information factories from active data to in-active deep digital archiving. The post Software Defined Cloud Bulk Object Storage Trends News appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Storage IO Blog

The post Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog. September was a busy month for data infrastructure topics as well as Microsoft in terms of new and enhanced technologies. Wrapping up September was Microsoft Ignite where Azure, Azure Stack, Windows, O365, AI, IoT, development tools announcements occurred, along with others from earlier in the month.

Back To Software Defined Data Infrastructure School, Webinar and Fall 2016 events

Storage IO Blog

Here is the preliminary Server StorageIO fall 2016 back to school, webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. The post Back To Software Defined Data Infrastructure School, Webinar and Fall 2016 events appeared first on StorageIOblog.

DIY converged server software defined storage on a budget using Lenovo TS140

Storage IO Blog

Do you need or want to do a Do It Yourself (DIY) build of a small server compute cluster, or a software defined storage cluster (e.g. Are you a virtualization or software defined person looking to create a small VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) needing three or more servers to build a proof of concept or personal lab system? scale-out), or perhaps a converged storage for VMware VSAN, Microsoft SOFS or something else?

Fall 2015 Server Storage I/O Cloud Virtual Seminars Going Dutch

Storage IO Blog

I will be participating in four days of workshop seminars being organized by Brouwer Storage Consultancy in Nijkerk covering server storage decision-making, converged and bulk storage options, software defined storage management, data center infrastructure management and data protection along with industry trends and update sessions. It’s that time of the year again where the fall 2015 events and activities are underway which also includes a week of sessions in Holland October 13-16.

Six (or more) data center and software defined management dashboards

Storage IO Blog

The post Six (or more) data center and software defined management dashboards appeared first on StorageIOblog. Recently I found in my inbox a link to a piece 6 Dashboards for Managing Every Modern Data Center that caught my attention. I was hoping to see who the six different dashboard solutions were instead of finding list of dashboard considerations for modern data centers and data infrastructures.

Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz

Storage IO Blog

Software-defined data infrastructures are where hardware, software, server, storage, I/O networking and related services converge inside data centers or clouds to protect, preserve, secure and serve applications and data. The post Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Software-Defined Storage -- Where Are We?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you''re involved with virtualization or any form of IT infrastructure, you''re probably paying attention to SDDC (software-defined data center) concepts, as well you should.    It''s a powerful set of ideas: by abstracting intelligence into software, the IT world becomes a better place: more agile, more controllable, and more efficient.    To date, we''ve heard much about software-defined storage from EMC, NetApp and HP. 

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Storage IO Blog

September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN and NSX data infrastructure components for creating software defined data centers (SDDC) also known as multi cloud, and hybrid cloud leveraging AWS elastic bare metal servers (read more here in a companion post).

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Storage IO Blog

Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures.

Software Defined, Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals

Storage IO Blog

The post Software Defined, Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals appeared first on StorageIOblog. There are various types of cloud, bulk and object storage including public services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple Storage Service (S3), Google, Microsoft Azure, IBM Softlayer, Rackspace among many others.

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Announcing My New Book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies

Storage IO Blog

Announcing My New Book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies Announcing my new book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies published via Auerbach/CRC Press is now available via CRC Press and Amazon.com among other global venues. My Fifth Solo Book Project – Data Infrastructure Management Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies (e.g. the white book) is my fifth […].

Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday including moving beyond or outside our current tradecraft focus area. If you are an expert in a field or given focus area, learn something new about an area outside your expertise or comfort zone. Now if you are […] The post Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Towards A Unified View Of "Software-Defined"

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In one corner of our industry, we have a familiar  discussion regarding hypervisors , or — more precisely — software-defined compute.   In another corner, we have a vigorous debate around software-defined networking.   And, closer to home, a completely separate debate around software-defined storage. Wrapping your head around software-defined anything can take some serious effort, if my personal experience is any guide. 

Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars

Storage IO Blog

Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Join me in a series of in-person seminars driving ROI with cloud storage consolidation for unstructured file data. Various Data Infrastructure options from on-prem to edge to cloud and beyond These initial seminars are being held at Amazon Web Services (AWS) […]. The post Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars appeared first on StorageIOblog.

New family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors enable software defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC

Storage IO Blog

Overall this is a good set of announcements by Intel and what we can also expect to be a flood of enhancements from their partners who will use the new family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors in their products to enable software-defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC. The post New family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors enable software defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech The following are Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs. In some cases, reducing your cloud costs means spending the same yet getting more value and resources that provide a business benefit. For example, paying the same yet upgrading to fewer, faster servers, […] The post Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service #blogtobertech How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service is an example of reducing cloud costs as opposed to merely cutting cloud costs. What this means is that instead of just cutting my cloud storage costs with […] The post How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

SDx Summit London UK (Planning and Enabling Your Journey to Software Defined)

Storage IO Blog

Some of the topics, themes, trends, technologies, tools and tips in my discussion will include among others: The post SDx Summit London UK (Planning and Enabling Your Journey to Software Defined) appeared first on StorageIOblog. On January 26 2017 join me and others at the Savoy hotel in London UK for the SDx summit organized by Wipro. My presentation titled Planning and Enabling Your Journey to SDx will have a theme of Transiting from Hype and Marketing Hope to Deployment and Management.

Cloud Ready Data Protection for Hybrid Data Centers Are In Your Future

Storage IO Blog

Cloud Ready Data Protection for Hybrid Data Centers Are In Your Future Join me for a free webinar Cloud Ready Data Protection for Hybrid Data Centers and Data Infrastructures 11AM PT Thursday July 11th produced by Redmond Magazine sponsored by Quest Software.

Dell EMC Announce Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Solution

Storage IO Blog

Dell EMC have announced their Microsoft Azure Stack hybrid cloud platform solutions. This announcement builds upon previous statements of support and intention by Dell EMC to be part of the Microsoft Azure Stack community. For those of you who are not familiar, Azure Stack is an on premise extension of Microsoft Azure public cloud. The post Dell EMC Announce Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Solution appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Review #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Microsoft Azure Data Box Test Drive #blogtobertech Microsoft Azure Data Box Test Drive is part three of four series looking at Data Box. View Part 1 Microsoft announced Azure Data Box updates, Part 2 Microsoft Azure Data Box Family, and Part 4 Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Impressions. Getting Started The workflow for using Data […] The post Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Review #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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