Server Virtualization Backup considerations in virtual environments:
Backup considerations in virtual environments
Choosing backup systems and processes for virtual environments becomes more critical as organizations begin running mission-critical production workloads on their virtual platforms. These tips offer advice to help IT managers ensure that virtual machines are at least as well protected as their physical counterparts.
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Tip - Get advice on architectural issues in managing backups in virtual environments. Burton Group analyst Chris Wolf gives updates on CPU and I/O bottlenecks, new backup and data protection options, and licensing changes.
Ask the Expert - Server infrastructures can sometimes be complicated. In this expert response, James Geis answers a user question about introducing VDI solutions in a complex server environment.
Tip - One of the benefits of virtualization technology is portability, which helps IT professionals maintain disaster recovery sites. This tip tells you how to perform VM backups from within the host operating system.