Category Archives: Disaster Recovery
Today kicked off with the main keynote featuring Pat Gelsinger. There were several new announcements including: Amazon RDS database service will now run on your local VMware servers VMware ESXi now fully supports ARM processors VSAN now supports S3 storage … Continue reading
Released today, the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – DataCenter Administration exam (VDCA550) has been updated for vSphere 5.5 and per the new blueprint has a slew of changes since it was released covering vSphere 5.0 two years ago. Among … Continue reading
Update:vSphere 5 is released VMware and Pearson have launched a new to publish “official” VMware books Most notably: Storage Design and Implementation in VMware vSphere 5.x by Mostafa Khalil • Technology Deep Dive • Fall 2011 Automating Day-to-Day Administration of … Continue reading
oops I also had a Drobo failure that I mentioned before. Interesting take although “there’s a big risk in getting locked into a proprietary system like this” would apply to any RAID enclosure. Since blocks are written across all the … Continue reading
PC World has an article about a service provider losing data due to a disgruntled former employee. Does your provider actually back up your data? Or do they just tell you they back up your data?
Updated post Back up your data. Preferably make a few backups and keep them separate from your working data. Nothing worse (true story:) about keeping your backups in the same room as your server when you’re located on a flood … Continue reading