BA Episode 5 - VMware backup integrity tools

November 30, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Eric Siebert covers the following topics:

  • Why backup integrity is critical
  • Traditional backup verification methods
  • How virtualization makes verification easier
  • Quiescing is critical to consistency
  • VMware Tools is important
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BA Episode 4 - Core technologies used for virtual machine backup

November 30, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast you will hear Eric Siebert (vExpert) talking about:

  • Virtual Environment Backup Methods
  • Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Disk-to-Disk Backups
  • Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)
  • vStorage APIs
  • Data Deduplication
  • Data Compression
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BA Episode 3 - Backing up enterprise applications: transaction consistency is key

November 30, 2015

In this Backup Academy Podcast Elias Khnaser (vEpxert) is talking about:

  • What Is Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS)?
  • Why VSS?
  • VSS Components
  • Native Operating System VSS Backup
  • VMware vSphere 4.x Backups
  • Agent Assisted VSS Aware Backups
  • How Volume Shadow Copies Are Created
  • Agent Assisted VSS Aware Restore
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BA Episode 2 - Restore capabilities of VMware backups

November 30, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Eric Siebert (vExpert) covers:

  • Data restore levels
  • Bare-metal restores
  • File-level restores
  • Application-level restores
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BA Episode 1 - Backup Academy - what is it?

November 30, 2015

In this episode Rick Vanover, most frequent contributor and one of the creators of Backup Academy explains why Backup Academy is a great community resourse for both getting started with virtualization and those who are already familiar with virtualization technology.

Backup Academy’s goal is to help you become a virtual machine backup expert, so you can better meet the challenges of this changing environment. Backup Academy’s educational content is brought to you by renowned virtualization industry experts.

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Episode 112 Veeam Vanguard Profile and update from System Center Universe

November 5, 2015

In this episode, Clint Wyckoff hosts Thomas Maurer (@ThomasMaurer). Thomas is a 4 time Microsoft MVP for Hyper-V and an Inaugural Veeam Vanguard. During the day Thomas is a Cloud Architect for itnetx, gmbh, a consulting and engineering company based in Bern, Switzerland. Clint and Thomas recorded this podcast LIVE at System Center Universe in Switzerland. Also, appearing on this episode is Alec King, VP Product  Management for Veeam Software. Clint and Alec discuss the GA of the Veeam Management Pack for Microsoft System Center.


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Special Episode 8 - VMDoug on Data Protection Gumbo

August 26, 2015

In this episode, we are featuring Demetrius Malbrough (Twitter @dmalbrough)and Doug Hazelman (Twitter @VMDoug) from the Data Protection Gumbo podcast. Doug and Demetrius discuss what the Always-On Business in how it applies to the Modern Data Center. Additionally, how the last few years have seen a significant change in how the data center is protectedData Protection Gumbo.

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Episode 110 - Vanguard Spotlight with Cragdoo

August 21, 2015
In this epside, Clint Wyckoff (@clintwyckoff) hosts Craig Dalrymple (@Cragdoo). Craig is a Senior System Engineer at Brightsolid and is based in Scotland. Craig also writes the Cragdoo blog. Clint and Craig are doing the first series of a spotlight series to introduce the Veeam Vanguards to the community on the podcast.

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Episode 109 - VMworld 2015 We have a winner!

July 31, 2015

In this episode Rick Vanover hosts Michael Hart (Twitter: @SSIT502) and Shawn Cannon (Twitter: @RollTideGA). Michael is based in Louisville, Kentucky and is involved in his local VMware User Group as well as the IT Hero at Single Source IT. Shawn is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is a blogger at vBrainstorm. Roger Lund (Twitter: @RogerLund) also co-blogs there at vBrainstorm as well! Michael is also one of our winners of a full pass to VMworld from a Veeam promotion.

Rick, Michael and Shawn talk at length about what is coming at VMworld 2015 in San Francisco. Apologies in advance as Rick outlines some of his favorite restaurants there! Everything from networking, sessions, hand-on labs and the social functions! Also Rick ran through some of the key Veeam points at the event including two breakout sessions: SDDC6281-SPO Veeam Availability Suite v9 Deep Dive with Doug Hazelman and Anton Gostev and SDDC6282-SPO Using vSphere tags for advanced policy-driven data protection with Rick Vanover and Luca Dell'Oca. We'll see you in San Francisco!
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Episode 108 User Groups 101

July 1, 2015

In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Bryan Krausen. Bryan is a co-leader of the Louisville VMUG and works as an IT pro turned architect. Bryan also co-authors the ITDiversified blog. Rick and Bryan talk about what a User Group is and should be today as many IT communities need the User Group function to be an effective use of time. Additionally, Rick and Bryan discuss how involvement in User Groups can pave the way for positive career changes.

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