Tag Archives: Backup

Test Drive Veeam Endpoint Backup (Beta) – Update

Veeam recently published the Veeam Endpoint Backup Release Candidate (RC). I found out about it while browsing through the Forums. Here’s the link to the post: http://forums.veeam.com/veeam-endpoint-backup-f33/veeam-endpoint-backup-free-rc-t26694.html. It contains a list of new features and fixes. The bits are located here: http://www.veeam.com/download_add_packs/vmware-esx-backup/ep1_rc/. … Continue reading

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Veeam Backup and VMware Independent Disks

Virtual Machine snapshots may grow in size in a highly transactional server. As a result, the removal may take significant time to complete and the final merge oreration may cause a network interruption. Using Independent disks for SQL data may help alleviate the problem. Continue reading

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What’s happening during a Veeam backup

I recently had a conversation with an associate concerning Windows Failover Clusters failing over at the time a Veeam backup job is running. The situation involves two virtual machines running Windows Server 2012 configured as nodes in a Failover Cluster. … Continue reading

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Veeam Backup & Replication Computer Trust Relationship

Veeam Backup and Replication, is a fantastic product for managing VM backup, replication to other data centers, and recovery. You can find details on the Backup and Replication product as well as on the monitoring application called VeeamOne at the … Continue reading

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System Center DPM Application Backup-Restore – SQL

This blog post shows how to use Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) to backup databases on a Windows 2008 R2 server running SQL Server2008R2. System Center DPM has the ability to backup and restore data files on direct … Continue reading

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Veeam Backup & Replication

I recently had an opportunity to participate in another backup solution. This project used Veeam Backup & Replication and the VeeamOne Management Suite. You can get product information, whitepapers, technical references, videos and the inevitable marketing pitches and testimonials on the … Continue reading

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System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 – Implementation

This post is based upon personal experiences engineering the deployment and operation of an an Enterprise Backup solution using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 (DPM). This was a migration effort that took place from July, 2012 until November, … Continue reading

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What happens if disaster strikes?

Just pretend, this very minute …. What happens if your office and the computer equipment is no longer available or destroyed in a fire? How would that impact your work? How long can you go without having a computer? Do you … Continue reading

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Template vs Non-Template Web sites

When I got into the consulting business, I explored options for creating a web site.  Having little or no HTML experience (and a tight budget), I was attracted to a “template solution.”  Some folks refer to this option as the … Continue reading

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WordPress – Backup, Restore, Migrate

I’m the inquisitive type. I’m interested in finding out how things work. Sometimes out of curiosity and as an IT professional, more often than not, out of necessity to prevent bad things from happening. Introduction I became interested in WordPress … Continue reading

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