Episode 114 Veeam Vanguard Spotlight: Rasmus Haslund

December 14, 2015
In this episode, Clint Wyckoff hosts Rasmus Haslund (@haslund). Rasmus is a vExpert, an Inaugural Veeam Vanguard and Independent Blogger @PerfectCloud.org. Rasmus and Clint discuss the IT Pro Community, Instructor Lead Training and the IT Industry as a whole. Also in this episode Rasmus makes a large announcement!

Episode 113 Software Defined Storage 101 - 1

December 3, 2015

In this episode, Rick Vanover (Twitter @RickVanover) welcomes back Jason Perlow (Twitter @JPerlow). Jason writes the Tech Broiler blog at ZDNet and also writes the OffTheBroiler blog. Jason and Rick talk about a number of the approaches available today for delivering storage at a software-defined level, including network and server architectures from the various data center brands available today. 


BA Episode 21 - vSphere 5.5: new features and tips

December 1, 2015

In this new session Rick covers some of his favorite features in the vSphere 5.5 release and even shows a live demo. In this track you will learn:

  • new vSphere 5.5 features
  • nested ESXi and Autolab
  • additional vSphere 5 resources
  • upgrade tips
  • and more!

BA Episode 20 - Windows Server 2012 R2: What’s new

December 1, 2015

In this new session, Mike Resseler covers all major updates of the latest Windows Server 2012 R2. He talks about changes and additions to:

  • File Services and Storage
  • Networking
  • Clustering
  • Hyper-V
  • Windows PowerShell
  • WDS
  • Directory Services & Security and much more.

BA Episode 19 - Keeping Hyper-V healthy

December 1, 2015

In this new session Brien Posey explains what routine tasks Hyper-V requires to remain healthy including:

  • Resource metering
  • Patching
  • Cluster aware updating
  • Reporting

BA Episode 18 - VMware vCloud Director and how it works

December 1, 2015

In this Backup Academy podcast David Hill (vExpert) covers the following topics:

Business Requirements
VMware vCloud Director Architecture
Virtual Data Centers
Allocation Models
And much more!

BA Episode 17 - How to do a backup wrong: Top mistakes

December 1, 2015

In this new session Rick Vanover tells whow to do your VM backup wrong and describing the top mistakes in the the following areas:

  • backup types
  • consistency levels
  • capacity calculations
  • restore expectations
  • and more!

BA Episode 16 - Hyper-V R3 - What’s New in Windows Server 2012

December 1, 2015

In this new session Brien Posey explains what are the new features and updates in Hyper-V R3, including:

  • PowerShell Management
  • Memory Balooning
  • Live Migrations (beyond the cluster, shared nothing Live Migration)
  • Failover Clustering
  • Storage Migrations
  • Hyper-V Replica
  • Virtual Fibre Channel
  • NIC Teaming
  • Offload datacenter and more!

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

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