Category: Backup Technologies

Best Way to Back up VMware Virtual Machines: Comprehensive Checklist

VMware has long been an industry leader in providing enterprise-level virtualization solutions, such as VMware vSphere – a powerful platform with many key features and functionality, which empowers ...

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The 3-2-1 Backup Rule – An Efficient Data Protection Strategy

Backups ensure that your critical data will survive any of the likely hazards. Too many individuals and companies have suffered from having their hardware lost or stolen, destroyed by fires or natural ...

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Backup Types Explained: Full, Incremental, Differential, Synthetic, and Forever-Incremental

VM backup solutions for VMware and Hyper-V environments differ in many aspects, which can be the subject of a lengthy article. In this article, we are going to touch upon only one of these aspects – ...

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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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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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