SANsymphony meets Veeam Backup and Replication – true love in the end!
In December 2019 the plugin for the popular DataCore SANsymphony SDS was finally released. And it is done in the only proper way: With full support and validation by Veeam.
In this article series we will cover several aspects of the plugin:
Continue reading “Veeam Storage Plugin for DataCore – Deepdive”
Microsoft’s file system ReFS is around for some time now. Windows 2012 already brought us the initial version almost six years ago. Still we had to wait till Windows Server 2016 appeared to get the real killer feature – at least as far as its usage for Veeam backups is concerned.
Continue reading “Veeam GFS on ReFS – how to see real storage consumption and your savings”
In recent discussions on why should one use a compliance and security scanner for vSphere I more than once heard a straight opinion: Why should we pay another tool. We have VUM already and just keep our vSphere cluster(s) up to date.
This opinion neglects several crucial facts about vSphere as well as any other software: Not every bug is patched once found right away. Sometimes known vulnerabilities linger for months until they are patched. In addition, some of the problems just cannot be solved by the software provider, VMware in this case.
Let me use two examples to point that out. Continue reading “Why patching your vSphere infrastructure is just not enough”
Everybody will agree on power outages too happen more likely due to more and more decentralized sustainable energy sources being used.
Therefore, UPS systems have been and will be a mandatory detail in every virtual infrastructure. Continue reading “UPS problem finally solved for vSphere”