Technical blog about Virtualization and system engineering

Veeam Backup for Linux announced… and it’s FREE!

Last year at VeeamON Veeam announced Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE. This free solution is a great success because it is easy to use and it just works. At VeeamON, Ratmir announced Veeam Backup for Linux that can be used to backup both your Linux servers on-premises as in the public cloud. Veeam Backup for Linux […]

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Veeam Backup & Replication Update 3 released!

Update 3 for Veeam Backup & Replication v8 is now available and brings some improvements to the product. Most important is the support for Windows 10 (as guest VM and supported operating system for installing Veeam Backup & Replication) and the support for vSphere 6.0 Update 1 (this resolves the SSL issue). New Features and […]

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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 […]


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