This is a high-level best practices guide covering Veeam® Backup & Replication™ 9.5 and Nutanix using NFS datastores with VMware vSphere 5.5 through 6.5 and Hyper-V 2012 R2 and 2016. The focus here is on an optimized disk-to-disk backup architecture.
Consumers of this document should be familiar with concepts pertaining to VMware vSphere, Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 and Nutanix. It is intended for use by individuals responsible for the architecture, design, management and support of Veeam Backup & Replication on Nutanix systems.
We also take a high-level look at Veeam Backup & Replication’s planned support for the native Nutanix hypervisor, AHV.
The solution and testing provided in this document was completed with Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2, deployed on VMware vSphere 5.5 on the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform
This guide covers:
- Architecture overview
- Deployment models
- Veeam virtualization on Nutanix
- And much, much more!
A checklist is included in this document to help ensure you implement all the applicable best practices.