Technical blog about Virtualization and system engineering

PernixData FVP 3.0 is now available

PernixData finally released PernixData FVP 3.0 which includes 3 new features. What is PernixData FVP? PernixData FVP software puts storage intelligence into high speed server media, establishing a control point for optimizing application performance and managing data center operations with true scale-out growth. With FVP, customers can leverage any storage platform for capacity, creating a […]

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Update 2 for the Veeam Availability Suite v8 released!

Today Veeam announced Update 2 (notice the name change from patch to update) for the Veeam Avaiability Suite v8. This means updates are available for both products in the Availability Suite: Release Notes for Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0 Update 2 Release Notes for Veeam ONE v8 Update 2 vSphere 6 FULL support The most […]

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Announcing an additional VMCE practice exam

Ever since the release of the VMCE certificate I have been receiving questions related to Veeam products. More often I received questions if Veeam has a full practice exam and besides the VMCE 7 to VMCE 8 practice exam there is no official practice exam. However there is a practice exam created by Rasmus Haslund. […]

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My personal VMCE 8 experience

This blogpost is a bit overdue but I still wanted to share my experience with the Veeam Certified Engineer exam. The Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) course is a technical deep-dive that provides extensive information on Veeam solutions. This 3 day course will go further then the Veeam Sales Technical Professional as this course also adds […]

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Preview: Veeam Endpoint Backup integration with Veeam Backup & Replication

Last friday Veeam announced the RC for Veeam Endpoint Backup and with it also the integration towards Veeam Backup & Replication v8. The video below demonstrates how easy it is to backup any endpoint computer towards the Veeam Backup repository and afterwards export the backup to a VMDK and use it with a virtual machine. […]

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New whitepaper: Getting the best availability for Microsoft Exchange with Veeam

As a follow-up to a series of webinars based on Exchange 2013 (Get started with Microsoft Exchange 2013), Veeam now published the whitepaper. This whitepaper has a bit more focus on the Veeam part and how to get the best availability for your Exchange infrastructure. This whitepaper is written by my Veeam colleague Johan Huttenga […]

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Veeam Availability Suite v8 released: what’s in it for you?

The Veeam Availability Suite v8 (Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam One combined) is finally here. We have been giving hints about features for the past months and these are now available for you to use and improve your environment and increase availability! Veeam Backup & Replication v8 also includes a workaround for the recent […]

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How a legacy application can kill your Always-On Business dream

The title of this blogpost may be a rough choice but it feeds my current thoughts on the current model of the Always-On Business. Lately I have been meeting a lot of people around protecting their business data and helping them to achieve the Always-On Business. Something that I do notice is that a lot […]


Patch 4 for Veeam Backup & Replication 7 released!

Veeam released the fourth patch for Veeam Backup & Replication 7 (build number: This patch can be obtained via patch adds support for VMware Virtual SAN (vSAN) and Microsoft SQL 2014! New Features and Enhancements VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) In addition to adding basic support (as provided by other vendors), the intelligent load-balancing […]

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Book review: Learning Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware vSphere

Christian Mohn wrote a book which will help you get started with Veeam Backup & Replication v7. The book is about 110 pages and contains 5 chapters. Introduction to Veeam Backup & Replication v7 for VMware Configuring Backups Restoring Data Replicating Virtual Machines Other Feature Introduction to Veeam Backup & Replication v7 for VMware This […]

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