BA Episode 15 - Backup strategies for Hyper-V

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Chris Henley talks about:

  • Hyper-V VM architecture
  • VSS process
  • Changed Block Tracking
  • Forward incremental backup
  • Increment injection
  • Synthetic backup
  • Reversed incremental backup
  • How replication works
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BA Episode 14 - Basic principles of backup policies

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Andrea Mauro (vExpert) covers the following topics:

  • What is a backup policy
  • Design a backup plan
  • What defines a backup policy
  • Where do backups go
  • How will backups be performed
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BA Episode 13 - Data deduplication in virtualized environments

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Marc Crespi from Exagrid covers Deduplication topic from A to Z:

  • What is Deduplication?
  • Why Use Deduplication in Backup and Recovery?
  • Challenges of Deduplication in Virtualized Environments
  • Deduplication approaches (two camps)
  • Deduplication’s Role in Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
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BA Episode 12 - Best practices for Hyper-V backups

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Greg Shields (vExpert) covers the following topics:

  • What, how, from where and with what to backup
  • VSS idiosyncrasies
  • Disk Types Impact Backups
  • Windows Server Backup
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BA Episode 11 - Multi-site clustering for Hyper-V disaster recovery

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podscast Greg Shields (vExpert) explains:

  • What makes a disaster
  • Multi-Site Hyper-V vs Single-Site Hyper-V
  • Constructing Site-Proof Hyper-V
  • Replication Processing Location
  • Target Servers and a Cluster
  • Multi-Site Cluster and Quorums
  • Multi-Site Cluster Tips/Tricks
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BA Episode 10- Physical vs Virtual Backups

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Rick Vanover (vExpert) covers the following topics:

  • How backups for physical systems work
  • How backups for virtual machines work
  • What frameworks are available for backups
  • How restore situations are impacted
  • Service catalogs and virtualization’s impact
  • Opportunities by platform
  • Considerations for licensing, management and administration
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BA Episode 9 - vSphere 5 Changes for Backups and Administration

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Rick Vanover (vExpert)  talks about:

  • VMware vSphere 5
  • Major changes in scale
  • Virtual machine hardware version 8
  • Major changes in storage
  • Storage DRS
  • VDDK 5
  • VMFS-5
  • New version of HA
  • How backups are impacted with vSphere 5
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BA Episode 8 - Best practices for VMware backups

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast Rick Vanover (vExpert) covers the follwoing topics:

  • Backup requirements and how-to
  • Difference-making technologies
  • Considerations of image-based backups
  • Virtual machine design and provisioning
  • Organization of backups
  • Ensuring application consistency
  •  Testing recoverability
  • Considerations for multiple OSes and applications
  • Retention, availability and integrity
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BA Episode 7 - Disaster recovery of VMware workloads

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast David Davis (vExpert) talks about:

  • Preparing for Disaster
  • Types of Disasters
  • RTO vs. RPO
  • VMware High Availability (VMHA)
  • VMware Fault Tolerance (FT)
  • VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • SRM Requirements
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BA Episode 6 - Why virtual machine backups are different

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast presented by David Davis (vExpert) you will hear about:

  • Hardware Independence
  • Image Level vs. File Level Backups
  • Change Block Tracking (CBT)
  • New Possibilities With VM Backups – Fast Restore, Replication, Virtual Lab, and more
  • Traditional Backup Doesn’t Understand Virtualization
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