Hello all, Another long cold week, and I am certainly looking forward to spring, or heading out again, and maybe to somewhere warm. But we will see. Lots of the time in the lab, and some of it on new software which is exciting and will be very good for people that want to survive … Continue reading Newsletter: February 23, 2019
Month: February 2019
Working with Veeam Application Consistency!
Hi all, I have been using Veeam Backup & Replication off and on for a long time. One of the things I have not used often, until lately, was the guest application consistency. I really like it, the way it can do a proper application consistent backup of SQL or Exchange and yet manage the … Continue reading Working with Veeam Application Consistency!
Increasing storage, and resiliency in my Nexenta Array!
Hello all, I have a drive issue in my Nexenta storage array. And I want to increase the amount of storage - I originally did it with 5 1 TB drives, and I wanted to improve resiliency so I can handle a drive failing without an issue. When discussing this with a friend - Michael … Continue reading Increasing storage, and resiliency in my Nexenta Array!
Newsletter: February 16, 2019
Hello all, Another busy week in the lab. It was also bitter cold. Still is in fact. BBQ last night in bitter cold was sort of tricky. I did get a few articles done - one on using Veeam agents to protect your laptops, and another on how you can get Veeam ONE to do … Continue reading Newsletter: February 16, 2019
Want to protect a roaming laptop user with Veeam?
I wanted to protect a laptop user who I pretend travels the world. Compared to past methods of using the Veeam Agents to protect it I found things a little more difficult so I am writing it up here for me to remember but also help you. I am doing this with Veeam Backup & … Continue reading Want to protect a roaming laptop user with Veeam?
Want a Visio of your lab? Veeam ONE can do it for you!
Hi all, I mentioned, when talking with a customer, about how I had to update my Visio of my home lab with the changes I had done recently. There were groans and I asked why. The amount of work to update Visio diagrams. I said there was very little work as I had a tool … Continue reading Want a Visio of your lab? Veeam ONE can do it for you!
Newsletter: February 9, 2019
Hello all, I hope that this finds everyone well, and hopefully enjoying the weekend too. It was a long week for me, as I had to finish the rebuild of my lab after the array died along with other actual work. I not only rebuilt it but I rebuilt it more realistic in terms of … Continue reading Newsletter: February 9, 2019
Veeam Availability Orchestrator v1.0 Installation Overview
It is important to understand the VAO installation overview to help you be successful with VAO quicker. More info on VAO can be found in the release notes. The docs are here - sorry I cannot make a link right to the VAO docs. You can find versions of supported OS or databases in it … Continue reading Veeam Availability Orchestrator v1.0 Installation Overview
Newsletter: February 2, 2019
Hello all, I spent a lot of time in the lab this week. Still trying to recover from my dead array. It is working now, but a smart guy at Nexenta has help me to improve capacity, performance, and resiliency in it so that is very cool. And I have an article as a work … Continue reading Newsletter: February 2, 2019