Azure data backup: a technical look at Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure

Today, Veeam has announced the general availability of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure. Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure delivers native Azure backup for Microsoft Azure virtual machines (VMs), enabling users to cost-effectively and securely protect their cloud data to overcome any data loss scenario quickly and efficiently. What’s more, it also integrates with Veeam Backup & Replication, providing a single platform for hybrid cloud organizations to manage and migrate cloud, virtual and physical workloads effortlessly.

Published: April 28, 2020

Building a Backup DMZ in the AWS Cloud

Recently Veeam released Veeam Backup for AWS. A new product providing cloud-native data protection to AWS workloads, whether they are born in the cloud or migrated to the cloud. With this new release of Veeam Backup for AWS, new considerations, specifically how to build a backup environment, must be put in place. Isolated accounts leveraging built-in AWS security boundaries are needed to be implemented. As such, a “Backup DMZ” should be used to protect all the data that is being backed up.

Published: March 12, 2020

v10: Data Portability Enhancements

Data portability allows the movement of data across different storage platforms and helps reduce overhead on primary storage systems. In this blog, we will look at new capabilities brought to Built-In WAN Acceleration and backup copy jobs.

Published: February 27, 2020

Native backup for Amazon EC2 instances is here!

Today is an exciting day for the VeeamTeam, as we launch Veeam Backup for AWS,delivering AWS-native, cost-effective and secure backup with the ability toeasily recover from any cloud data loss scenario in minutes.

There are many reasons why this product isa big deal, making it hard to pick a favorite.One of the most important is a fully featured free edition, however thestrongest value comes in the capabilities explained below. Read on to discoverwhy this is a must-have for anyone running Amazon EC2 instances.

Published: December 3, 2019

How to backup Kubernetes Master Node configuation

When running a Kubernetes cluster in an environment, the Kubernetes Master Node contains all the configuration data including items like worker nodes, application configurations, network settings and more. This data is critical to restore in the event of a master node failure. As the use of Kubernetes grows significantly in production environments, let's talk about backing up the cluster configuration.

Published: September 17, 2019

Veeam at Cloud Field Day 5

Veeam had the pleasure of joining GestaltIT in Santa Clara, California and presenting at Cloud Field Day 5. It has been a few years since Veeam last presented at a Tech Field Day event, so it was enjoyable and exciting for us to be back as a company. Join the three key Product Strategy team members Anthony Spiteri, David Hill and Michael Cade in their talks during the event.

Published: April 19, 2019

How to restore and convert your workloads directly to the cloud

In this blog, we will focus on some of the technical aspects of the Veeam Cloud Mobility capability. With the latest release of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4, Veeam has provided an extensive set of restore options. Building on the existing Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure functionality, are extra restore capabilities including Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure Stack and Amazon AWS EC2.

Published: February 5, 2019

Stateful containers in production, is this a thing?

As the new world debate of containers vs virtual machines continues, there is also a debate raging about stateful vs stateless containers. Is this really a thing? Is this really happening in a production environment? Do we really need to backup containers, or can we just backup the data sets they access? Containers are not meant to be stateful are they? This debate rages daily on Twitter, reddit and pretty much in every conversation I have with customers.

Published: November 7, 2018