The ReFS filesystem is commonly used for Virtualization, Backup, and Microsoft Exchange because of its resiliency, real-time tier optimization, faster virtual machine operations, and great scalability. But until recently, ReFS didn’t support data deduplication, which was available on NTFS formatted volumes only. Data deduplication can provide significant savings on storage costs by using block-level technology to reduce the number of space files take up on a disk.
Yesterday, Veeam released Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 4b, which contains some significant improvements: VMware vSphere 6.7 U3 support, Dell EMC Unity OE version 4.5 support, Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update and Microsoft Windows Server version 1903 support as guest VM and others… This build is fully supported by Veeam technical support, who is standing by to assist all early adopters. If nothing unexpected pops up (especially around 3rd party platform updates), Veeam B&R Update 4b should hopefully be the last version 9.5 build. The next planned release vehicle is version 10, which goes into the private beta later this month, and is expected to be shipped before the end of this year. You can learn more about Veeam Backup & Replication v10 new features here.
This technical article provides a step by step guide to upgrade Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4a (build 22.214.171.1245 or later prior to installing this update) to Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4b build be version 126.96.36.19966 (Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 U4b Upgrade). If you need to upgrade your Veeam Backup Server (v8 or v9) you can follow this article.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 3 allows you to create backups of Microsoft Office 365 and on-premises Exchange and SharePoint organizations that contain users mailboxes, Microsoft SharePoint data, and OneDrive documents. Much-requested support for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business! Not just user files but also group mail, OneDrive, sites and also other SharePoint sites. To explore the backups, you can use Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange or Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint both of which come as part of the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 distribution package. Veeam Explorers allow you to quickly recover users mailboxes, folders, messages, tasks, calendar items, and contacts. You can also restore your Microsoft SharePoint items and sites as well as Microsoft OneDrive documents. You can use the in-built send and save abilities to send any items as an attachment or save any items locally. You can even export Microsoft Exchange data using Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange functionality…
Veeam is organizing the VeeamON Forum 2019 in Paris (June, 11) with partner companies such as Cisco, Nutanix, Quantum, IBM, Pure Storage, ExaGrid, Quest, Western Digital, Scality, Arrow and Tech Data. The planned presentations deal with both strategic topics and industry trends as well as technical aspects, which are important for the availability of data. View full agenda on the website. In addition to the concentrated specialist information, social and networking are not too short. In addition to the Veeam Party, there is also a final evening with a one-man show. Original Network IT Blog is the Media Partner of the event.
This week, I participate at VeeamON 2019 in Miami (United States) as Veeam Partner & Veeam Vanguard. By the way is at full capacity this year! Over 80% of the breakout sessions are technical this time, which is the best distribution ever! So be sure those of you attending will not regret it…
And… Yesterday, Anton Gostev introduced Veeam Availability Suite v10 at VeeamON 2019 main stage. Great set of technical demo’s from the general session, really good work of Veeam Team! Read all the latest updates from Veeam Software below…