Posts by Michael Bose

Setting Up Hyper-V Replication Natively and with the NAKIVO Solution

Learn two methods for setting up Microsoft Hyper-V replication: with native tools and with a dedicated DR solution for more flexibility and automation options.

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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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Hyper-V or VirtualBox – Which One to Choose for Your Infrastructure?

In the modern highly virtualized IT world, choosing a hypervisor that is the most suitable for your tasks is an important point. There are multiple virtualization platforms provided by different vendo ...

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The Differences Between VMFS 5 vs VMFS 6 and How to Migrate

Learn about VMFS 5 vs VMFS 6 in this comparison and the improvements in the newer file system version, and discover how to upgrade to VMFS 5 to 6.

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Methods for Microsoft Exchange Data Recovery

There are several ways to recover a deleted Exchange Server database or objects. Learn about Exchange data recovery methods used in different scenarios.

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Using Amazon S3 and AWS EC2 as Cloud Backup Storage

Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS can be used to store backup data in the AWS cloud. Read the post to learn how they differ and to understand the use cases for each.

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Using Microsoft’s Volume Shadow Copy Technology for Consistent Backups

Backup data consistency is important for machines with critical applications. Learn about Microsoft’s Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) for consistent backups.

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What Is VMFS? VMware File System Overview

This blog post covers VMware VMFS features, how they work with other vSphere features, and VMFS advantages for storing VM files and running VMs.

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File Server vs NAS – Which One to Choose?

Choose the right method to share files via networks: NAS or file server. Though used for similar purposes, NAS and file servers differ in essential aspects.

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How to Set Up Dell EMC Data Domain Deduplication as Backup Repository

Learn how NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be integrated with Dell EMC Data Domain. Leverage the DD Boost protocol for source-side data deduplication of backups.

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