May 25

Introducing a New Partner, Vembu Technologies!

Yesterday, Vembu signed on as my second partner!


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May 22

Step by Step Guide Veeam B&R 9.5 U2 Upgrade

Veeam released Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 2, which contains some significant improvements: Cisco HyperFlex Systems (formerly HX-Series/SpringPath) support for Backup from Storage Snapshots functionality, HPE 3PAR StoreServ 3.3.1 support and improved scalability by migrating some API calls from SSH to RESTful API, Microsoft Hyper-V BigEndian platform support, Microsoft Exchange 2016 CU5 support for mailbox item recovery with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange, NetApp ONTAP 9.1 support, Oracle 12.2 support for all Oracle database backup and restore functionality, Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 Update 1 (build 1.0.1.364) support, including new 1-Click FLR via Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0 (build 2.0.0.700) support, including application-item recovery support from agent backups, VMware vCloud Director 8.20 support and VMware vSAN 6.6 support.

You can learn more about Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 U2 new features here.

This technical article provides a step by step guide to upgrade Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 (version 9.5.0.580, 9.5.0.711, 9.5.0.802 or 9.5.0.823) to Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 2 build be version 9.5.0.1038 (Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 2 Upgrade). If you need to upgrade your Veeam Backup Server (v8 or v9) you can follow this article.

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May 21

VeeamON New Orleans – Veeam Availability Suite 10 – Some new features announced!

In the upcoming Veeam Availability Suite v10 release (Veeam Backup & Replication 10 and Veeam One v10), Veeam announced some new features. Note: Veeam B&R 10 should be available in Q3 of 2017.

VeeamON 2017 New Orleans New Features announced

This week, I participated at VeeamON 2017 in New Orleans (United States) as Veeam Vanguard. It was the world’s premier availability event. Peter McKay, new co-CEO and President at Veeam Software told: “During the event, we shared our vision for how Veeam is committed to delivering seamless Digital Life experiences to users across the globe. With new innovations across Veeam Availability Suite and Veeam Availability Platform, we are revolutionizing the way enterprises deliver ‘Always-On’ Cloud Availability and how they operate in Multi-Cloud environments. The feedback from the event has been outstanding. More will follow on this soon, but be sure to keep your eyes peeled for more news and information on VeeamON 2018, coming soon.” So, the next VeeamON 2018 will take place in Chicago, May 14 to 18, 2018!

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Apr 03

Monitor your Veeam Agents from Veeam B&R console

Updated on May 22, 2017:
VeeamON New Orleans – Veeam Availability Suite 10 – Some new features announced!
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One very interesting thing with Veeam Agent is the ability to monitor the agents via your centralized Veeam Backup & Replication console. You need to plan to install Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 (version 9.5.0.823) so that you can manage/track these jobs from your console. Here’s a guide on how once you have Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 installed, you can monitor agents from the console or add the existing agents to the console for monitoring. Note: You can follow this step by step guide to install Veeam Agent for Windows.

 

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Apr 01

Hyper-V 2016 Overview and Architecture

Hyper-V is the Microsoft’s virtualization platform that allows creating virtual infrastructures under Windows and/or Linux. Virtualization makes it possible to cohabit in isolation several operating systems on the same physical server (Hypervisor). Virtualization takes place on the same hardware platform after installing specific software – hypervisor. The hypervisor is an additional layer between physical and virtual scopes, it manages the system’s hardware resources so they are distributed efficiently among virtual machines (VMs). Here’s the post to introduce Hyper-V 2016 Overview and Architecture.

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