Posts by Michael Bose

Protect Your Entire System Configuration with Self-Backup

Among other exciting new features, NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4 includes Self-Backup, which backs up and recovers the product’s own settings. This blog post explores this new feature in depth.

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Flash VM Boot for Hyper-V in NAKIVO Backup & Replication

After a disaster, you often need to recover a virtual machine (VM) in the shortest amount of time possible. Regular recovery of the entire VM can take too long for businesses that need to urgently res ...

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Multi-Tenancy for Managed Service Providers in AWS

Nowadays, virtualization and cloud technology are more popular than ever. This means that businesses need high availability, reliability, security, and scalability for their IT infrastructure. Compani ...

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Hyper-V Backup Tips

Performing VM backup in Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtual environment may not seem to be an easy task at first. If the backup process is not configured correctly, things could go wrong. This blog post rev ...

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Host-Level vs. Guest-Level Hyper-V Backup

There are two different approaches to Hyper-V VM backup: guest-level and host-level. Both are explored in detail in this blog post, along with the features of NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

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What Is a VMware DRS Cluster?

A cluster is a group of hosts connected to each other with special software that makes them elements of a single system. At least two hosts (also called nodes) must be connected to create a cluster. W ...

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Thick and Thin Provisioning: What Is the Difference?

In this article, we are going to consider the storage pre-allocation aspect of virtual disk settings in detail and find out what thick and thin provisioning are, how they differ, and which of these st ...

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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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