Category: Cloud

What is the Difference Between AWS Snapshot and Backup?

Ever-increasing amounts of business-critical data, particularly in virtualized environments and in the cloud, have shaped the need for reliable data protection technologies. Many of these technologies ...

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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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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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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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How to Backup VMs to Azure – Part 2

In the first post of this series on how to backup VMs to Microsoft Azure, we looked at using an Azure VM running the transporter service and then provisioning a remote repository. The second method to ...

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How to Backup VMs to Azure – Part 1

One of the hard and fast requirements of today’s modern backup solutions is the ability to be able to push data to the cloud as an offsite backup option. Offsite backups are essential as they protec ...

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Instantly Recover a Windows-based AWS EC2 Instance in VMware vSphere Environment

After we have migrated our production workloads to Amazon EC2 and configured offline backups to protect our data, we have started to look into more intricate cases of data recovery from backups. Today ...

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File Recovery from Encrypted Volumes in AWS EC2

A migration from the production environment to AWS EC2 raises a lot of questions, ranging from pricing to services availability. One of the critical aspects of migration for us was deployment security ...

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Migrating from VMware to AWS

Migrating from VMware to AWS – Case Study About a year ago, our management has set a goal to move all organization’s mission-critical servers to the Amazon Web Services cloud to enable our geo ...

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