I have seen a lot about how cool ReFS is and how important - like Ricks article. I have not seen so much, certainly not in one spot, on how to make it work, and how to make sure it is in fact working for you. So that is what I will cover in this … Continue reading Veeam and ReFS - how to make things work!
Is backup really broken? Is there more?
I saw in a co-worker's work blog article that one of the things from the Gartner DC conference was that backup was broke. Plus recently I saw this about how its not backup but restore. I am a guy that has done a lot with back up / restore / and DR too. In fact … Continue reading Is backup really broken? Is there more?
The file migration tool I suggest you use - SyncBackPro!
Hello all, Before I worked at VMware I was a professional services guy. I have helped customers migrate to new file servers, new arrays, sometimes even old arrays. The best tool I ever found was Secure Copy. It was very fast, and had lots of features. It is still around, and has even more features … Continue reading The file migration tool I suggest you use - SyncBackPro!
Backing up CIFS shares
This is likely a surprise to you. Most people might ask why are you doing this? Doesn't everybody know how to do this or have a method already? But in fact with discussions with customers it turns out that not everyone knows how to do this. So here we go. This is good info for … Continue reading Backing up CIFS shares
Veeam 7.0 Patch 4 Upgrade - smooth!
Hello all, I upgraded my lab recently to Patch 4 of Veeam 7.0 R2 and it was smooth but since I use and like Veeam I thought I would share how the upgrade went. Here is what I did before the actual upgrade. I took this opportunity to upgrade Adobe and MS before I started … Continue reading Veeam 7.0 Patch 4 Upgrade - smooth!