Category Archive: Veeam

Jan 20

Direct Backup from SAN – Veeam FAIL

Veeam have released a patch to address the issues that users have been experiencing with Veeam v6 direct from SAN backups.  The issues being seen include switching over to NBD mode, general long backups times and basic failures from the direct backup from san mode. The following KB lists the patch required:

Sep 26

Veeam & the cloud – for free – almost

TwinStrata has announced it will supply a free CloudArray appliance, for storing up to 1TB of data in the ‘cloud’ to all Veeam B&R customers. Customers can choose which cloud storage provider they wish to use, and then in just a few minutes connect their Veeam B&R solution to said cloud storage via the CloudArray …

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Aug 29

Veeam Backup & Replication v6

Some more details have been released on the upcoming (Q4 2011) release of Veeam Backup & Replication Version 6. Hyper-V support is the major announcement that was made quite a while ago, but there are some new goodies being implemented to. Backup proxies are being introduced which allows for a new scale out architecture to …

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May 26

Veeam – the next generation

Veeam Backup & Replication will support image level backup of virtual machines running Microsoft Hyper-V, whereas is can only support VMware VM’s at the moment Veeam will support all versions of Hyper-V, including the free version. Why this sudden decision to support Hyper-V?  Easy – its the marketshare for Hyper-V.  VMware has a marketshare of …

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May 24

Veeam Backup & Replication 5.0.2 release

I’m a bit behind, but Veeam have released version 5.0.2 of its rather excellent Veeam Backup & Replication product. Not a major release, and some minor new features, but it does fix some outstanding issues its had: Internet access from virtual lab. SureBackup virtual labs now provide an optional internet access from fenced-off environment. This …

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