Posts by Michael Bose

Amazon EC2 Backup with NAKIVO Backup & Replication

This is the second blog post of the series on Amazon EBS snapshots vs. Amazon EC2 instance backup with NAKIVO Backup & Replication (in the first blog post, we explained what AWS snapshot is and d ...

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How to Back Up VMs to Amazon S3 via Storage Gateway

In our first post in the series on how to back up VMs to Amazon Web Services (AWS), we examined in detail How to Back Up VMs to Amazon EBS in EC2. In this blog post, we are going to describe another m ...

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Advanced Backup Job Scheduling with Calendar Dashboard

Backing up virtual machines, especially in large virtual environments with hundreds or even thousands of VMs, is a time-consuming process that imposes extra load on your VMware, Hyper-V, or AWS infras ...

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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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