As you continue your journey in and to the cloud, you may find yourself using Lambda functions to send data to remote/3rd party API servers. Not only that, you may find that these 3rd party API providers only accept requests from whitelisted IP addresses. This may shock you, but Lambda functions are not the same … Continue reading Whitelisting Lambda Functions
Tech Field Day 19 took place in Silicon Valley the week of June 26th, with presentations from Ixia, Automation Anywhere, NetApp, Druva and VMware. For those unfamiliar with Tech Field Day, it is an event that was started almost 10 years ago to bring together independent influencers (delegates) and vendors to discuss the technical aspects … Continue reading Cloudy with a chance of APIs – Reflections from Tech Field Day 19
For the last few weeks, I’ve been helping a customer migrate from one datacenter to another. The new datacenter contains a shiny new vBlock and as part of the deal, a Data Domain (DD) 6300 with 73TB of available capacity was installed to serve as a Veeam backup repository. This is a nice bonus as … Continue reading Thinking About Veeam Cloud Tier
Some time ago, I wrote a post providing an answer to the customer question, "How can I restore my VPC to another region?" In that post, I stated that N2WS from Veeam can be used for this purpose and in this post, I'll be detailing how this can be done. This is a great feature, … Continue reading AWS VPC Cloning with N2WS
While attending a training class last week, I mused aloud, "Who wants to manage firewalls all day?" Though I wasn't necessarily wanting or expecting an answer, I heard one of the instructors say, "The network guy...the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day." I wanted to object, I really did but the instructor was … Continue reading “The network guy, the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day.”…An Introduction to NRE Labs
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!