Backup product survey: Cloud and VM integration now table stakes

Computer Weekly

For enterprise backup, cloud integration and the ability to backup and be deployed in virtual machines as well as be controlled from the hypervisor are table stakes, along with data reduction and app-specific backup

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New Tools Are Simplifying Backup and Replication

Data Center Knowledge

Featured backup Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery replication Storage Virtualization Creating a truly distributed environment isn’t always easy. Fortunately, increased hardware performance and more bandwidth availability make creating such an environment a clear possibility.

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Backup product survey: Cloud and VM integration now table stakes

Computer Weekly

For enterprise backup, cloud integration and the ability to backup and be deployed in virtual machines as well as be controlled from the hypervisor are table stakes, along with data reduction and app-specific backup

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Rubrik Alta adds Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV to backup appliance

Computer Weekly

Rubrik backup appliance now support all major physical and virtual server platforms in flash-equipped boxes that range from a few tens of TB to the hundreds

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Backup testing: What to test, when to test, how often to test

Computer Weekly

We run the rule over what’s involved in backup testing in virtual and physical server environments, how often you should test and the key pitfalls to avoid

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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. 

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Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Storage IO Blog

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). While the […] The post Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared appeared first on StorageIOblog. The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings as well as data infrastructures.

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.

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. Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment.

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR

Storage IO Blog

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR It’s time for Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR Start Date. The annual March 31 world backup day focus has come and gone once again. However, that does not mean data protection including backup as well as recovery along with security […] The post Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Step-by-Step: Perform Cloud Restores of Windows Azure Virtual Machines using PowerShell - Part 2

IT Pros Rock!

Backup and restore of Windows Azure virtual machines has been a hot topic lately in the events that I’ve been delivering. blog that covers the first part of the process: safely backing up Windows Azure virtual machine hard disks to cloud-based blob storage.

Step-by-Step: Perform Cloud Restores of Windows Azure Virtual Machines using PowerShell - Part 2

IT Pros Rock!

Backup and restore of Windows Azure virtual machines has been a hot topic lately in the events that I’ve been delivering. blog that covers the first part of the process: safely backing up Windows Azure virtual machine hard disks to cloud-based blob storage.

Step-by-Step: Protect Azure VMs with Azure Backup

CanITPro

Step-by-Step: Setup the Online Backup Service for Windows Server 2012 Step-By-Step: Backup your PC data to Azure Step-By-Step: Backup your PC data to Azure – Follow Up! Virtual Machines Step-By-Step Azure Pierre Roman Backup

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.

Data Protection Diaries: Are your restores ready for World Backup Day 2015?

Storage IO Blog

In case you forgot or did not know, World Backup Day is March 31 2015 (@worldbackupday) so now is a good time to be ready. The only challenge that I have with the World Backup Day (view their site here) that has gone on for a few years know is that it is a good way to call out the importance of backing up or protecting data. However its time to also put more emphasis and focus on being able to make sure those backups or protection copies actually work.

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

Storage IO Blog

CIOs Start To Deal With The Problem Of Big Data Backup

The Accidental Successful CIO

Back in the old days, when the size of the data that your CIO job required you to manage was still something that could be dealt with, whenever the IT department received new data it just got added to your existing backup plan. Solutions To Your Big Data Backup Problem.

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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. announcement backup BC and DR big data Cloud Comment converged convergence Data protection DCIM I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics perspective post server ssd Storage and Storage Management Tools Storage Architecture and Access tools virtualization beta Data Center hypervisor Software Defined vmware vsphere v6 VVOL

Video Walk Through of NAKIVO Hyper-V Backup – Installation

Anoop

I have a Hyper-V server 2016 with SCCM, AD servers, and Windows 10 virtual machines. In this post, I will share my experience of installing NAKIVO Hyper-V backup solution. NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports Microsoft Hyper-V 2016, 2012(R2), and 2012 hypervisors. The post Video Walk Through of NAKIVO Hyper-V Backup – Installation appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair.

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 […].

Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! - TechNet Blogs

IT Pros Rock!

Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Virtual. Virtualization. Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ Backup your SQL Databases to the Cloud! [ In todays article in this series, well discuss backup of SQL databases and logs to the Windows Azure cloud as an alternate off-site backup strategy to using tape. Are these backups encrypted? Sign in. IT Pros ROCK!

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Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time

Storage IO Blog

World backup day is time to test restore and data protection of data and other digital assets including photos images and documents. The post Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Until the focus expands to data protection, backup is staying alive!

Storage IO Blog

Until the focus expands to data protection, backup is staying alive! This is the first of a three-part series discussing how and why vendors are keeping backup alive, read part two here. Some vendors, Value Added Resellers (VARs), pundits (consultants, analysts, media, bloggers) and their followers want backup to not only be declared dead, they […].

Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Storage IO Blog

For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and storage (as well as […] The post Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast appeared first on StorageIOblog. In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew!).

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. This is the power that image backups have to offer.

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. . What is Virtualization? 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.

2016 Going Dutch Cloud Virtualization Server Storage I/O Seminars

Storage IO Blog

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Cloud, Virtual, Server, Storage I/O and other technology tiering

Storage IO Blog

Tiering technology and the right data center tool for a given task Depending on who or what is your sphere of influence, or your sources of information and insight are, there will be different views of tiering, particular when it comes to tiered storage and storage tiering for cloud, virtual and traditional environments.

Software Defined Storage Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Algorithms + Data Structures

Storage IO Blog

or those who are into, or simply like to talk about software-defined storage (SDS), APIs, Windows, Virtual Hard Disks (VHD) or VHDX, or Hyper-V among other related themes, have you ever actually looked at the specification for VHDX? How about Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs, are you familiar with that?

Server virtualization nested and tiered hypervisors

Storage IO Blog

Server virtualization nested and tiered hypervisors A few years ago I did a piece (click here) about the then emerging trend of tiered hypervisors, particular using different products or technologies in the same environment. Tiered snow management tools and technologies Tiered hypervisors can be as simple as using different technologies such as VMware vSphere/ESXi, Microsoft […].

Dell Inspiron 660 i660, Virtual Server Diamond in the rough?

Storage IO Blog

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

Storage IO Blog

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Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars

Storage IO Blog

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars It is that time of the year again when StorageIO will be presenting a series of seminar workshops in the Netherlands on cloud, virtual and data storage networking technologies, trends along with best practice techniques.