Category: Backup

Quest for VM Backup Solution

This goes along with my last post around the time VMworld 2011 where I was in dire need of a new backup solution for my virtual machines.  I figured I would share some of the good, the bad and the ugly as my journey for finding a new backup vendor continues. First off I will …

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It is all a question about which path to take.

Planning storage is a simple thing,  you go to your Storage Admin’s and say, I need x amount of LUNs of this size please for my ESX servers and they NO, we only do xGB size LUN’s, or they breath thought their teeth like a motor mechanic or plumber and say, Storage doesn’t grow on …

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Gluster NAS storage solution

While walking over the solution exchange, my eyes got distracted by a company called Gluster. Roughly speaking they are offering an affordable storage solution that can be build up from basic industry standard x64 components.

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Major Issue with Change Block Tracking

I was having a conversation with a Developer of a Virtualization Backup software, regarding CBT and he got me very worried,  It appears that there is a major issue with the way VMware handles the indexing of the ChangeID. the conversation went something like below.

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