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Reading Time: < 1 minute On November 29th, 2023, Quantum announced the general availability of a new solution, Myriad. Quantum boasts a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio of software solutions known to unlock the true value of data.  A company with a pedigree in storage, Quantum offers solutions ranging from archiving to file and object storage, each targeted at a particular set of uses cases. In all its solutions, data is the chief strategy and center of focus.  Some weeks ago I’ve got the opportunity to attend at the Quantum Tech Field Day Showcase and learn more about this innovative product.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam Backup & Replication support for KVM was limited, at the VM image level, only to Nutanix AHV and RedHat Virtualization (RHV)… until now. Of course, is possible to use Veeam Agent to manage the backup of workloads on different type of hypervisors, but having a native image level backup support is important to improve backup speed, simplicity and also have fast recoverability. KVM solutions are growing fast, but it’s a fragmented world, with too many variants and dialects. Now Veeam is announcing the support for Oracle Linux KVM!

Reading Time: < 1 minute March 31st is the day to back up and better protect your data. It’s the World Backup Day! World Backup Day has a clear, compelling message that is just as relevant and timely for enterprises today as it is for individual consumers: “Be prepared against data loss and data theft.” The organizers of World Backup Day tout March 31st as “the day to prevent data loss.” Indeed, this should be a mandate every day. With data backup as king in a chess game-like strategy to combat cyberattacks, preparation is everything.

Reading Time: 2 minutes NAKIVO has just released a new solution to back up and recover Proxmox VM data. Proxmox Backup Solution by NAKIVO that is already available to download.  https://www.nakivo.com/proxmox-backup/

Reading Time: 2 minutes Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) is the open networking solution used in Microsoft’s Azure Cloud. SONiC is the networking switch software used in the lower layer of Azure Datacenter fabric (TOR and Aggregation).

Reading Time: 6 minutes Veeam plug-in for Oracle RMAN can be used for transactionally-consistent RMAN-based backups of Oracle databases and in some cases (as described in the previous article) it could be the only way (or the preferred way) to manage Oracle database backup. Probably the best way to manage it is from the Veeam Backup Console, as described in the previous article. But it’s also possible manage it manually.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Veeam plug-in for Oracle RMAN can be used for transactionally-consistent RMAN-based backups of Oracle databases and in some cases (as described in the previous article) it could be the only way (or the preferred way) to manage Oracle database backup. In this post, we will see how use it in amanaged mode, buy automatically installing and configuring it via the Veeam Backup Console.

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