Posts by Brandon Lee

Hyper-V Replication Setup: Walkthrough

When trying to round out your disaster recovery plan, you will no doubt want to have a replicated copy of virtual machines located in a separate environment. Ideally, the environment would be geograph ...

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The Best Way to Back Up Hyper-V Virtual Machines Ready-to-use Checklist

Microsoft has made tremendous strides getting Hyper-V adopted by enterprise datacenters. Since its early days, Hyper-V has greatly matured into a fully-featured and robust hypervisor that is gaining m ...

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Best Way to Back up VMware Virtual Machines: Comprehensive Checklist

VMware has long been an industry leader in providing enterprise-level virtualization solutions, such as VMware vSphere – a powerful platform with many key features and functionality, which empowers ...

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Increasing VM Backup and Replication Speed with Network Acceleration

Network infrastructure and bandwidth are crucial factors when thinking about data protection and recovery tasks, such as VM backup, replication, backup copy, and recovery in VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS E ...

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VMware vSphere Data Protection

vSphere Data Protection (or VDP for short) is a long-standing product you may have heard about or even used to protect your data in your vSphere environment. It’s no wonder that many organizations w ...

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Using SAN for VM Backup: Recommendations and Benefits

Storage Area Network (or SAN) has long been a staple storage in the enterprise datacenter. Especially since virtualization has also become a major component of enterprise datacenters, traditionally, a ...

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File Recovery from VM Backup

When it comes to restoring from VM backups, one of the core functionalities needed is recovering a file or files that may have been accidentally or intentionally deleted, corrupted by a system failure ...

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Legacy VM Backup vs. Native VM Backup

Today’s modern backup solutions, such as NAKIVO Backup & Replication, offer powerful backup and replication features for the enterprise datacenter environment. When we think about how far we ha ...

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VMware Snapshots in vSphere How To

VMware vSphere virtual machines provide powerful capabilities that allow today’s workloads to have a very agile, versatile, and efficient environment for software. One of the tantalizingly cool feat ...

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Back Up a vCenter Server Appliance: How-To

One of the downsides with earlier versions of the vCenter server appliance or VCSA was the lack of a native backup mechanism within the appliance to perform backups of your vCenter data. With VMware v ...

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