With the recent release of Veeam 9.5 Update 4, long awaited cloud capabilities finally came to fruition. One example of this is the ability to restore a virtual machine into AWS as a native EC2 instance. I finally had the time to play around with this process in the lab, and it certainly works as … Continue reading How to migrate a VM to AWS with Veeam
We are off to a cold and rainy Monday morning here in Raleigh, so things were already a bit dreary to start the week. I was going about my typical Monday morning catch-up routine (albeit a little bit more slowly due to some birthday celebration yesterday) when David (@davidjasonball) pinged me on IM and asked … Continue reading Veeam Vanguard 2019!
The new year is well under way, and with 2019 in full swing, tech conference chatter will start to heat up. While VMworld is just over six months away, there are still opportunities to get your dose of VMware updates well before then. One of those opportunities is VMware's vForum Online, which will take place … Continue reading VMware vForum Online 2019
Yesterday was the big announcement at Veeam Velocity for the release of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4. This release has been long awaited, and finally hit the streets during Veeam's kickoff conference. Some very big and anticipated features were announced, along with some smaller features that don't get the big headlines. Below is my … Continue reading Veeam 9.5 Update 4 is here!
Certifications are a topic that are sure to come up during everyone's career in the IT industry. Whether you are a rookie looking to break into the industry or a veteran who is looking to move into a different type of role, the possibility of getting a certification will weigh heavily in your decision making … Continue reading Are IT certifications worth it?
Now that 2018 is coming to a close, it is interesting to look back and see that lots of trends in data center technology are becoming more mainstream. Cloud adoption is ramping up, Kubernetes is bringing containers to the enterprise, and hybrid cloud looks like the blueprint many organizations will be adopting for the future. … Continue reading Contrasting the HCI Landscape
With any new updates to vSphere, there are always a flurry of announcements about all of the shiny new vSphere features. This can understandably lead to many customers rushing to upgrade and take advantage of the latest features. Most seasoned IT professionals tend to err on the side of caution, and either wait for a … Continue reading Veeam compatibility with vSphere 6.7 U1
HammerSpace announced the release of their Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform at Tech Field Day 17. They bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and innovation to the world of unstructured data. Their goal is to provide access to unstructured data everywhere, regardless of which data center or cloud the data is stored in. HammerSpace believes that "you … Continue reading Hammerspace – Unstructured Data Anywhere
Tech Field Day 17 brought a presentation from Dell EMC Protect on a new solution for protecting backup data, Dell EMC Cyber Recovery 18.1. Security is top of mind these days, with big attacks making national headlines. Usually only a matter of weeks go by before the next ransomware attack hits the airwaves, and stories … Continue reading Protection for your backup data from Dell EMC Cyber Recovery
Last week I attended Tech Field Day for the first time. Well, to be clear on that it was my first FULL Tech Field Day experience. I previously attended Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld earlier in the year, so maybe I already had half a notch on my belt. For those of you who don't … Continue reading Tech Field Day 17 – The AI Brings It All Together