Category: Data Protection

How to Increase VM Backup Speed to Its Maximum

Backup speed becomes a serious issue when your business operates 24/7 with hundreds of virtual machines up and running. You can imagine that it gets all the more serious when the number of VMs increas ...

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VMware vSphere Data Protection

vSphere Data Protection (or VDP for short) is a long-standing product you may have heard about or even used to protect your data in your vSphere environment. It’s no wonder that many organizations w ...

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Using SAN for VM Backup: Recommendations and Benefits

Storage Area Network (or SAN) has long been a staple storage in the enterprise datacenter. Especially since virtualization has also become a major component of enterprise datacenters, traditionally, a ...

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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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What is Synthetic Backup?

Over the years, the global business community has experienced a dramatic increase in data which needs to be processed, stored, and protected. Considering the fact that data protection is of utmost imp ...

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Legacy VM Backup vs. Native VM Backup

Today’s modern backup solutions, such as NAKIVO Backup & Replication, offer powerful backup and replication features for the enterprise datacenter environment. When we think about how far we ha ...

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Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” (Benjamin Franklin) A disaster may happen anytime and anywhere. It’s root causes may vary from a single drive array failure to inf ...

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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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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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Exchange Log Truncation in VM Backups

One of the tremendous benefits to application-aware backups is being able to perform application-aware tasks such as truncating log files. Application-aware backups are able to flush any application s ...

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