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How Does Forever-Incremental Backup Work on VMs?

The simplest way of backing up a VM is doing the full backup. You just need to copy an entire virtual machine to a backup repository. This simplicity has its price: making the full backup takes a long ...

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Benefits and Technologies of LAN-free Backup

During a backup, large amounts of data are transferred through the networks and can cause a slowdown of business-critical operations. Network administrators use various approaches to minimize the impa ...

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VMware Backup Best Practices

Backups are a critical part of our VMware virtual infrastructure. These days with mission-critical 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, the always-on infrastructure behind many web-facing businesses, busines ...

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Backup Deduplication Explained

Large virtual infrastructures generate a vast amount of backup data that leads to the increase of spending on storage infrastructure: storage appliances themselves and their maintenance. So network ad ...

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What Is Application-Aware VM Backup?

When it comes to backups, there is a wide range of options that must be considered such as backup type, frequency, source, destination, and many others. Back in the early days of traditional backups, ...

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VM Backup: How VSS Makes It Consistent

One of the important parameters of a VM backup is its consistency. The consistency guarantees that the virtual machine is fully functional after it was restored from a backup, instead of having just a ...

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Image-Based vs. File-Based Backup

Image-based and file-based backup pursue different goals, and although they can be interchangeable, it is better to understand the purpose and the meaning of each of them. When it comes to backing up ...

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Screenshot Verification for Hyper-V – Sneak Peek

Our goal is to bring Hyper-V feature set on par with that of the VMware. One feature that is not yet available for Hyper-V is Screenshot Verification. If you’re not familiar with this feature, it pr ...

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What Is Crash-Consistent Backup?

In the world of backup technology, things have come a long way since the early days of backup software simply capturing files on disk. In the early days of backup software, backups would parse through ...

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VM Backup Appliance Based on QNAP NAS – Available Today!

While NAKIVO Backup & Replication already provides a variety of deployment options, we’ve received a lot of requests from our partners and customers to extend our supported platforms to QNAP NAS ...

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