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Reading Time: 3 minutes With the introduction of Postgre SQL as the “embbeded” database in Veeam Backup & Replication 12, several new deployments now use the default database in the same machine of Veeam Backup Server. I don’t want to consider in this post all the pros and cons of the embedded approach. But it’s fully supported and can can also to an interesting number of protected workload (tested with more than 1000).

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam Backup Catalog is a feature of Veeam Backup & Replication that stands for VM guest OS file indexing. Veeam Backup Catalog comprises Veeam Guest Catalog services that run on a backup server and Enterprise Manager server. Veeam Guest Catalog service on backup server works as a local catalog service. It collects index data for backup jobs on this specific backup server and stores this data locally in the Veeam Backup Catalog folder. By default, the indexing data is stored in the VBRCatalog folder on the backup server. Veeam Backup & Replication creates the folder on a volume with the maximum amount […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the interesting new features of Veeam Backup & Replication is the introduction of YARA (Yet Another Recursive Acronym) rules to scan the VM guest files. As explained in this great blog post, YARA is one of the most effective ways to help identify and classify malware like ransomware. YARA is an open sourced resource that enables cybersecurity teams to search for, detect and alert you to the presence of malware before it can do any damage.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Veeam announced two new offerings which combine the confidence and reliability of Veeam’s backup and restore capabilities with the ease-of-use of Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS). The news is that those two offers are not delivered through cloud partners, but directly as a Veeam’s portfolio service called Cirrus by Veeam. Cirrus by Veeam was acquired from CT4, an Australian company who developed the cloud-native service utilizing Veeam’s industry-leading data backup and ransomware recovery platform.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Using Veeam Backup & Replication, sometimes you may find a strange failure error in your backup jobs: The job will fail and the related VM is not saved.

Reading Time: 2 minutes VeeamON 2023 will start next week in Miami May 22-25. There are two different way to attend it: in person and online. The online way is totally free but is limited to:

Reading Time: 2 minutes One requirement for using CDP replication with Veeam product is Installing I/O Filter on each cluster where the VMs that you plan to protect reside and where replicas will reside (on each ESXi host of the cluster). The CDP I/O Filter are basically a VAIO plugin added using a VIB package. To install the filter on a specific cluster using the Veeam Console just open the Inventory view. In the inventory pane, navigate to the Virtual Infrastructure > VMware vSphere > vCenter Servers > <vCenter Server Name> > <Cluster Name> node and right-click it. In the menu, select Install I/O filter. For more information see the Veeam documentation. […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute VeeamON Update 2022 is only one day away! It’s time to block your calendar and attend our must‑see, virtual event to get updates on products, talk to our solution experts and level up your skills. It’s a jam‑packed agenda you won’t want to miss on Nov. 3.

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are using Veeam Backup & Replication (but also other backup solution) you can perform both backup and replication with the same tool. But with latest version of vSphere you can probably notice a huge difference between backup and replication speed if you are using NBD transport mode.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Usually the update process of Veeam’s software is really easy and simple. But recently I got a strange issue during the patching of Veeam Backup & Replication 10. It was not possible complete it because the Console part got an error.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Due to the COVID-19 pandemia, this year the VeeamON global event has been converted in an on-line event. Initially planned in Las Vegas for the 4 – 7 May, VeeamON 2020 will be now a free on-line event scheduled for the 17 and 18 june 2020.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Veeam has introduced Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in November 2016, and it became a great success because it’s simple, light, fast to deploy and the restore process remain quite the same of Veeam Backup & Replication with the powerful granular restore. Version 2.0 was a huge milestone with the support both for SharePoint and OneDrive (Business). Version 3.0 (April 2019) improves the backup speed of SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business incremental backups by integrating with the native Change API for Microsoft Office 365.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every year, the VeeamON Virtual online event brings together several industry experts to showcase the latest technology solutions for cloud data management platform. Usually, it follows the VeeamON, considering that there isn’t an event in Europe (except the local VeemON Tour days in the major cities), this is a way to keep the focus on the latest announces (and use for new announces).

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