Veeam and DataDomain using DD Boost

  In a previous article, I talked about how to setup Veeam to use a linux proxy, to transfer data via NFS to an EMC DataDomain to increase thoughput. Results may vary, but I would see an increase of 50% or more. Well, now there is no need, assuming you are licensed on your Data […]

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Veeam rescues 1400 computer objects in AD

  *disclaimer* Veeam is a sponsor of this blog – but has not requested, or had any part in this entry. Working for a consulting firm, I work with many different backup solutions.  In this particular case, the client uses Veeam Backup & Recovery. The problem: Late in the afternoon, I was alerted by our […]

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Veeam and DataDomain

I’ve done a fair amount of installs of this combination, Veeam and EMC’s DataDomain deduplication device.  The solution is a wonderful combination – but the number 1 complaint is that it is slow……..slower than it should be. Why is it slow?  Well, the short answer is because of the CIFs implementation on the Data Domain. […]

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Veeam and Server 2012 DeDuplication

  With a wide range of deduplication appliances out there for a backup target, one option is simply server 2012.  Server 2012 has a deduplication feature now, that is set per volume, and can offer great results when used as a backup repository for Veeam. See Justin’s Post for setting up dedupe on Server 2012. […]

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Veeam v7 Released!

This week Veeam released v7, which will bring with it a lot of extra features! I am excited to upgrade the lab and clients, and will be sure to post on that.  The WAN Acceleration and Backup Copy Jobs look great so far.    The copy jobs can offsite your VMs from multiple backup jobs […]

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Veeam v7 Features Announcement

  Today, Veeam released all of it’s product enhancements for version 7, which will be released later this summer.  I am excited to implement some of these new features for my clients!  Here’s the list: vCloud Director Support Using the vCD API, Veeam will display the vCD infrastructure directly in Veeam Backup & Replication™, backup […]

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Veeam Job fails after upgrade to vSphere 5.1

Now that vSphere 5.1 is been out a little while, there are more and more upgrades happening.  One problem that I run across while upgrading is that the Veeam backup job fails the next morning if you aren’t aware of what happens. During the upgrade to vSphere 5.1, the ESXi servers now have a different […]

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