Storage Replication News
July 18, 2017
Veeam Software today reported a a 27% year-over-year increase in revenue growth for total bookings and 53% year-over-year growth for deals that are more than $100,000 during the second quarter of ...
June 30, 2017
With the latest sequel to its backup and replication software, Nakivo has added support for Microsoft SQL Server and more streamlined management, as it maintains a pace of releasing a product every ...
June 13, 2017
Purity 5 software for Pure Storage FlashArray adds active-active multisite replication and portable snapshots. Pure FlashBlade clusters now scale to 75 blades and five chassis.
April 26, 2017
Rubrik's cloud platform gets an upgrade with support for native cloud applications in AWS and Microsoft Azure for application-consistent snapshots and recovery.
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VSphere Data Protection 6.1 uses image-level backup, vStorage API integration and variable-length deduplication technology to protect vSphere data. Continue Reading
If you're considering software-defined networking in your disaster recovery platform, define your DR requirements first. SDN can help support data backup and replication. Continue Reading
We choose Amazon RDS for its multitude of database engines and want to build a highly available system. What options does Amazon RDS have for database replication and DR protection? Continue Reading
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Native VMware disaster recovery might not make sense for every company. Which third-party products can help fill feature gaps? Continue Reading
The data contained in your HRIS is critical to getting employees paid on time and correctly. Here is expert advice for making sure that happens. Continue Reading
Use these simple PowerShell commands to enable Hyper-V Replica, to initiate replication for a specific VM and to obtain the replication status for that VM. Continue Reading
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With these PowerShell commands, you can check the Hyper-V replication connection and health status, generate a VM compatibility report and list Integration Services components. Continue Reading
Any business can experience data failure. What matters most is how you prepare for a quick recovery. Azure Site Recovery uses the Microsoft cloud when your data center goes dark. Continue Reading
DR planning mistakes are easy to make. Avoid selecting a tool that doesn't meet your needs or that's overly complex, carefully consider the replication site and test frequently. Continue Reading
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Using HDFS technology as a data analysis platform may be insufficient for your storage needs. Explore the challenges storage administrators may encounter and find out how to address them. Continue Reading
Failing over to the cloud can be handled by a DRaaS provider, but concerns over data movement and performance need to be addressed before the cloud DR strategy is implemented. Continue Reading
Backing up virtual servers was a serious challenge for a number of years. Even today, many shops use traditional, agent-based backup to protect virtual servers. But it's a classic example of something working well until it doesn't. Virtual server backup has a threshold of sorts. If you just need to protect a few, or even more than a few virtual servers, agent-based backup will probably work out fine. But if you can't count your virtual machines (VMs) on the collective fingers of your IT team, things can get a little bit iffy.
Resource contention and licensing costs are major issues, as is the difficulty to track and protect new virtual machines as they are created. However, these challenges can be avoided by choosing a VM-specific backup product. There are a number of third-party options available, and most legacy backup software products now offer a VM backup option. If you are experiencing VM backup issues or just getting started with backing up virtual servers, our Drill Down on VM backup can help.Continue Reading