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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.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Veeam Backup & Replication offers two options to protect Oracle databases: You can use both or one of the options depending on your environment specifics and approach to handle Oracle databases.

Reading Time: 4 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: 5 minutes As descrived in the previous post (Optimize the consumed space of the Veeam Backup Catalog) the Veeam Backup Catalog is a feature of Veeam Backup & Replication that stands for VM guest OS file indexing. It’s not a server role, but it’s a service of the Veeam Server, for this reason required space must be planned carefully. By default, the indexing data is stored in the VBRCatalog folder (C:\VBRCatalog) on the Backup Server. 

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.

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