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Virtual server backup and storage News
October 18, 2013
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 offers functionality improvements and competes with products from Veeam, which could drive prices down.
December 09, 2011
Actifio scores funding, expands in North America; DataCore melds software with Microsoft SCOM; EMC Iomega, StorMagic certified for vSphere 5.
November 28, 2011
SMBs should read the fine print before deploying VMware’s vSphere Storage Appliance, according to some who have kicked the tires on the product.
October 27, 2011
Implementing a virtual DR plan is a cost-effective and efficient way to keep business up and running after a disaster.
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With these five quick tips, you'll be well versed in VMware VVOL advantages, requirements, components, management options and pre-implementation considerations. Continue Reading
VMware Virtual Volumes are on the cutting edge of storage virtualization, but require admins to reconsider their approach to storage provisioning prior to implementation. Continue Reading
Like any good orchestra, all of the elements of your data center must work in harmony. Get your infrastructure back in tune by creating the ideal software-defined data center. Continue Reading
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Agentless data backups offer some major advantages over agent-based backups. The technology should be used wherever possible, and it can be especially beneficial for VM backups. Continue Reading
If Hyper-V replication is meeting your needs, there is probably no reason to use Storage Replica, but if you need a feature that offers scalability, you should make the switch. Continue Reading
The software-defined storage approach involves a number of moving parts, including hyper-converged systems, networking for rapid data delivery and solid-state drives. Continue Reading
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DR in large virtualized environments can be a challenge. Use VMware DR tools like vSAN, vSphere Replication and vCloud Air Disaster Recovery to ease planning. Continue Reading
Explore how virtual machine recovery works, but be careful with the process, as running a VM from backup data storage indefinitely can cause difficulties. Continue Reading
Issues in your storage subsystem can create bottlenecks that drastically effect storage performance. Identify these issues early on by running benchmarks and analyzing your results. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Virtual server backup and storage Issues
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Common problems with VM backups include low disk space, low memory, interdependencies and so on. Learn how to overcome these issues and more with this expert advice. Continue Reading
Data center admins often run into problems when it comes to snapshot removal. The best way to avoid these issues is to prevent them in the first place. Continue Reading
Configuration problems and extreme storage demands can take a serious toll on your storage infrastructure. Fortunately, with the right tools, these issues are easy to remedy. Continue Reading