Quiz: Virtualization backup strategies and tools

Think you’re a hotshot when it comes to virtualization backup strategies? Even if you’re new to the subject, this quiz on will help you gauge your knowledge.

In our Virtualization School on virtual server backup, you’ve reviewed virtual machine backup strategies, quick virtual machine recovery methods, mistakes to avoid when backing up Microsoft Hyper-V and backup strategies for VMware vSphere.

Now it’s time to see how much you’ve learned. After completing this quiz, you’ll receive your score and access to additional resources on virtualization backup strategies.

1. True or false? Tape is a viable virtualization backup method.



2. Which of the following is a virtualization backup technique?





3. Using a server-failover backup method, how many servers do you need to back up a primary server?





4. True or false? With a data-prioritization backup method, users can access applications and data during a restore.



5. True or false? Windows Server 2000 supports Integration Services Hyper-V VSS Writer.



6. Hyper-V backups support which of the following virtualization storage methods?





7. True or false? Installing backup agents in virtual machines is a best practice.



8. Which of the following is NOT a part of VMware's strategy to improve vSphere backups?





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This was first published in March 2011

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