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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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Hyper-V Backup Best Practices

In a virtual environment you can’t rely on the same backup principles that you’d use in a physical environment. You need to take advantage of virtualization to make your Hyper-V backup process fas ...

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Back Up a vCenter Server Appliance: How-To

One of the downsides with earlier versions of the vCenter server appliance or VCSA was the lack of a native backup mechanism within the appliance to perform backups of your vCenter data. With VMware v ...

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Faster VM Backup with VMware Changed Block Tracking (CBT)

VMware Changed Block Tracking (CBT) Essentials VMware is one of few companies that really care about backups in the enterprise virtual environment. Ever since VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0 was introduced, ESX/E ...

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Datacenter Migration How To and Checklist

Datacenters are among the most complex and technologically advanced entities on the planet, with very complex systems, architecture, and network intricacies. What is a datacenter? Datacenters are dens ...

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Business Continuity vs Disaster Recovery

When thinking of a disaster, you normally imagine earthquakes, floods, tornados, landslides, and so on. A disaster is a sudden accident or a natural catastrophe that brings great damage, loss, and dis ...

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VM backup with Hyper-V Changed Block Tracking (CBT)

When it comes to backup efficiency and copying only the data that is needed between a full backup and any incremental backups, changed block tracking technology is extremely important. We are very fam ...

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v7.2 Beta is Available for Download

We are excited to announce that NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.2 Beta is out! Download the Beta now, send us your feedback, and get a gift card! The Beta version provides the following great new f ...

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Skipping Swap Files and Partitions in VM Backup

If a machine does not have enough physical memory (RAM) to hold all application and OS data, the OS takes up some space on a hard disc to be used as a virtual memory, extending the RAM. In Windows OS, ...

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Delivering BaaS and DRaaS with Multi-Tenancy – DRaaS Configuration

In the past two posts we covered the Multi-tenant functionality of NAKIVO Backup & Replication, as well as looked at Backup-as-a-Service and what this means for tenants. In the final part of the s ...

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