Posts by Michael Bose

AWS EBS Snapshot Explained

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) is a service that provides persistent block-level storage for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. Simply speaking, the service allocates reliab ...

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Legacy Backup and Why It Should Be Left Behind

In a fast-growing digital world, service availability requirements are close to 24/7/365 and have the highest priority. Ensuring availability of services that meet SLAs is almost impossible without th ...

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Recovering Microsoft SQL Server Objects

Microsoft SQL Server OLR Microsoft SQL Server is one of the most business-critical services. SQL Server data loss or undesired data modification can happen for many reasons, including the human factor ...

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VMware Replication via NAKIVO Backup & Replication

VMware Replication Essentials VMware replication is the process of creating an identical copy (aka replica) of a VM on a target ESXi host. This VM replica is a clone of a regular VM which is available ...

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How to Back Up VMs to Amazon EBS in EC2

VM backup to cloud is one of the best solutions for a complete data protection cycle. This is where NAKIVO Backup & Replication is of great help, as it supports backing up VMs to clouds, like AWS ...

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Faster VM Backup with VMware Changed Block Tracking (CBT)

VMware Changed Block Tracking (CBT) Essentials VMware is one of few companies that really care about backups in the enterprise virtual environment. Ever since VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0 was introduced, ESX/E ...

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Skipping Swap Files and Partitions in VM Backup

If a machine does not have enough physical memory (RAM) to hold all application and OS data, the OS takes up some space on a hard disc to be used as a virtual memory, extending the RAM. In Windows OS, ...

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NAKIVO Active Directory Integration Setup

Microsoft Active Directory is a leading authentication and authorization directory service, which provides the ability to centralize IT infrastructure management. In order to improve security and simp ...

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Restoring Microsoft Exchange Objects from VM Backup

Corporate email interconnects all parts of a business and is a critical service in any enterprise environment. Therefore, it is crucial to use a reliable and efficient email server like Microsoft Exch ...

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Differential Backup vs. Incremental Backup

In earlier posts, we have covered how the incremental backup works. Now we will focus on how the differential backup works and compare it with the incremental one. Differential backup copies the diffe ...

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