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.
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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
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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
Networking
And much more!
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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!
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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!
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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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