Published: July, 2015
This document covers the high-level best practices for Veeam Backup & Replication v8 and Nutanix using NFS datastores with VMware vSphere 5.x. This best practices guide is focused on an optimized disk-to-disk backup architecture. A best practices checklist is included in this document to help ensure you implement all of the applicable best practices.
This best practices document is intended for use by individuals responsible for the architecture, design, management, and support of Veeam Backup & Replication on Nutanix systems. Consumers of this document should be familiar with concepts pertaining to VMware vSphere, Veeam Backup & Replication v8, and Nutanix.
The solution and testing provided in this document was completed with Veeam Backup & Replication v8 Update 1 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
- Veeam server configuration and optimization
- Nutanix Configuration
- Veeam restore options, backup methods, job configuration
- Best Practice Checklist
- And much more!