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Backup of ESXi virtual computers by means of ghettoVCB scripts

1 year, 5 months ago
In this article I will step by step describe setup of automatic backup and example of recovery of the virtual computers working at the ESX (i) platform by means of free scripts of ghettoVCB. I will be accented on the ESXi 5.x version, but the same means work and at versions 3.5-6.x, the truth for early versions of setup differ a little. The backup will be made on the NFS server. The report on work will be sent to mail. During backup the picture (snapshot) of the virtual computer becomes (including working), VMDK disks of the machine remain and the picture is removed.
The ghettoVCB project is perfectly documented, but in the course of implementation there were nuances which have poured out in this instruction. I hope, article will be useful to the beginning administrators.

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Incrementally updated backup as backup strategy of the DBMS

1 year, 5 months ago
Today there is set of options of backup of Oracle DBMS which allow administrators to sleep peacefully at night and not to worry that could happen and as it would be possible to avoid it. Also in the help – set of the software allowing to simplify daily routine tasks.
Use of Recovery Manager (RMAN), according to official documentation, is recommended and one of the most optimum ways for backup and recovery of the Oracle database. And opportunity to execute "hot" backups, leaving base available to readings and changes, does this utility by the powerful tool for reservation of high-available systems.

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Nutanix Cloud Connect — резервное копирование в «облако» AWS

1 year, 5 months ago


Начиная с одного из релизов версии 4.1 у Nutanix появилась интересная возможность – Cloud Connect.
Cloud Connect это возможность создать в «облаке» Amazon Web Services (AWS) «виртуальный Nutanix» с дисками, находящимися на EBS+S3, и использовать его как удаленное хранилище резервных копий. Такие штуки сейчас делают очень многие, вот теперь такая возможность есть и у Nutanix.

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Two reasons to set Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE right now

1 year, 5 months ago
For July 29 the output is planned for the wide market Microsoft Windows 10. Perhaps you, as well as I, subscribed for its obtaining through the known icon in a tray of your current Windows. In Windows 10 there are several interesting innovations, such as the new Microsoft Edge browser, the voice assistant to Cortana, "old usual" the Start menu, and a number of improvements in area of safety.

So, in a week we apgreyditsya? — Postoyte! Before an upgrade of an operating system it is better not to forget to make a complete backup copy. Happens and so:


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Whether the antivirus will replace backup?

1 year, 6 months ago
Any system of protection which is actively analyzing system behavior (antivirus, the behavioural analyzer, systems of protection against network attacks, etc.) consume, and it is often very active, resources of the protected system. Roughly speaking, protection brakes operation of applications (and in case of non-optimal settings sometimes very strongly). Naturally it does not cause delight and the aspiration to refuse such protection is clear, having replaced it with alternative measures — restriction of the rights, restoration system, etc.

No living man all things can. Therefore we will talk only about backup as to alternative to antivirus.

It is natural that large (and/or the rich companies) are able to afford a lot of things, but in life most often data are reserved by simple copying on network or on the external carrier, synchronization with storage in cloud, use of shadow copying (that very often in general is presented as panacea) or by use of NAS. As far as it is reliable in respect of protection against viruses?

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Get acquainted: Backup Exec 15

1 year, 6 months ago
Hi, Habr! Today it will be a question about our new product, Symantec Backup Exec 15 – simple in use of software of backup and data recovery for virtual, physical and cloudy environments, VMware integrated with the latest software versions and Hyper-V for fast recovery of virtual computers, applications and their objects, databases, files and folders.



In process of growth of popularity of technologies of virtualization and cloud computing also appropriate means of backup develop. Expansion of the virtual computers (VC) becomes the general rule for the companies of all sizes, however, to organize backup of virtual environment up to standard sometimes is not simple at all. Before backup tools were not created for virtual environments, and process of recovery of virtual and physical servers differs. Now many software suppliers of backup, including leaders of this market, build in the products support of environments of virtualization, first of all the most popular.

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How really to use Free % Veeam %ProductName to the full extent

1 year, 6 months ago
Inspired by the publication "We exploit the free Veeam Backup &Replication» version, I have decided to write the HowTo as on - full to involve Veeam.



It not advertizing article, is not present one thousand and one colourful screen here. Also it not the overview of products which and it is so enough. Simply useful information how fully to use free solutions from Veeam in the corporate environment. Dry teams and helps. All described below it is my personal experience and, in places, links to representatives of Veeam, official forum and habrayuzer.

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Acronis Backup Russia — the first look

1 year, 6 months ago
In this article we want to tell about features of the representative of new generation of products of Acronis on data protection (simply "backup") under the name Acronis Backup Russia. The subject of backup is banal and worn out very much so we will not be focused on advantage of a backup per se, and we will tell about differences of this product from traditional solutions.


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Experience of implementation of NetBackup 7.6

1 year, 6 months ago
In this article we will try to tell about experience of system implementation of backup of Symantec NetBackup briefly.

For increase of security of intra enterprise systems from loss of information and reduction of production costs of recovery in case of failures the customer has made decision on backup system implementation on the basis of NetBackup 7.6. The customer of specific solution we leave choice process description beyond the scope of this article.

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Backup by means of Bareos and Relax-and-Recover

1 year, 7 months ago
Bareos (Backup Archiving Recovery Open Sourced) is the centralized, client-server and krossplatformerny system for backup, an archiving and data recovery.



Is a forok of Bacula and actively develops. Has clients under Linux and Windows. The complete list of the supported features on Github.

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