Disaster recovery failover and high availability for virtual servers
- April 19, 2012
New Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 features will streamline virtualization tasks and make things easier on IT pros. Here are the ones you should get excited for.
- January 18, 2012
Many VMware vSphere features rely on vCenter Server, prompting some experts to speculate on ways its availability could be improved. Some say federation is also on the way.
- September 01, 2011
When it comes to HA between sites, IT pros often think of disaster recovery, but building stretched clusters for DR today brings numerous challenges.
- May 20, 2011
For Microsoft TechEd 2011 attendees deploying Hyper-V, integrating storage management and data replication represent the next frontier.
- May 17, 2011
Microsoft will finally support Exchange 2010 DAG failover with VMware High Availability. The company announced the new Exchange 2010 VMware support policy at TechEd.
- March 17, 2011
VMware says its HA capability for virtual machines combined with Symantec’s AppHA allows users to make an end-run around Microsoft support policies.
- February 10, 2011
One of the major technical kinks that has yet to be worked out in VMware’s vShield virtualization security product line is what happens when the vShield Manager appliance fails.
- December 06, 2010
How do you go from zero to 90% virtualized with 200 VMs in about six months? Plan ahead, according to one state agency, and start with disaster recovery.
- December 03, 2010
Replication was infeasible with a 10 Mbps WAN connection, and WAN optimization hardware looked like it would break the bank; that's when a NetEx virtual appliance entered the picture.
- November 17, 2010
Microsoft corporate bloggers say that VMware High Availability doesn't support database avilability groups in Exchange 2010. But virtualized Exchange users say the complaint is a marketing ploy.
- October 28, 2010
After a preview at VMworld, Veeam Backup & Replication 5.0 finally shipped. These news briefs also contain information about Hyper-V's involvement in the OpenStack project.
- October 06, 2010
In the event of an outage, Marathon's everRun MX now keeps applications that use symmetric multiprocessing in sync for failover. But like VMware's FT, enterprises may approach it cautiously at first.
- September 23, 2010
Most IT pros back up virtual and physical machines with separate tools -- an administrative headache. What IT shops want instead is a single point of management.
- September 22, 2010
Thanks to server virtualization, disaster recovery isn't only for well-heeled IT shops or just for those that can afford array-based replication.
- August 31, 2010
The Best of VMworld 2010 Awards recognized the best business continuity and data protection products at VMworld 2010.