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Tag: Backup and Storage 35 posts
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ May 2, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
This tutorial will show you how to recover individual files from a VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) backup job. Restoring whole virtual machines when you only need a few files or folders causes you to work with backups that are unnecessarily large, and overall inefficient. vSphere has a tool to help you with this: vSphere Data Protection Restore Client.
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ April 25, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a backup job and use VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) to back up and restore virtual machines. In addition we will explain how to configure backup and maintenance windows.
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ April 16, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Make sure you’re backing up your vSphere 5.1 environment with a good solution. This guide covers how to install vSphere Data Protection (VDP), and you’ll see how to configure VDP using the web client.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ February 12, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Did you ever wonder why there seems to be cloud computing startups appearing all the time? Small businesses tend to find the most benefits from customized cloud services, and since the SME sector is currently growing cloud is cashing in. Read more on how the SME and the cloud are changing the IT landscape.
By Simon Mounsey ⋅ February 11, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
A week after the Super Bowl, there’s one thing people are still talking about: the power outage. With next year’s game happening in New Jersey in the middle of winter, pre-game planning by the IT staff will be even more critical.
By Mike Lata ⋅ January 25, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Nearly half of enterprises in North America and Europe are budgeting for private cloud investments this year, and the need for people experienced in managing data center resources will continue to grow in the coming years. If you’re looking for a long-term career and a field with a lot of room for growth, DCIM might be the path for you.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ January 23, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Find out if your business can use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, known as EC2, and how it compares to other big name services like Google and Microsoft. The pricing makes the platform very attractive, but are the features in the system enough to set it apart?
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ January 21, 2013 ⋅ 4 comments
IT certification can be complicated. This guide will help you understand the differences between the certification paths, why you should get certified, and which exams to take first.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ January 9, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Amazon’s relational database service lets you store your site’s databases in the cloud. The advantage is that Amazon’s RDS is scalable, pre-configured and secure. Se for yourself in this detailed review of the features.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ January 1, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
HP Converged Systems simplifies and extends HP Converged Infrastructure by assimilating several IT services into turnkey solutions, and its benefits are vast.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ December 21, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
There are a crazy number of IT conferences. If you’re new to the field or its conference circuit, it can be hard to narrow down the options to figure out the best ones to attend. Here we’ll highlight the biggest conferences of 2013, looking at ones with high turnout rates last year and the most [...]
By Abhinav Kaiser ⋅ December 21, 2012 ⋅ 7 comments
Which IT skills will help you land a job in IT in 2013? Skills like software development, virtualization and more make our list.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ December 11, 2012 ⋅ One comment
Google and Amazon have done it again. This time, the battle between the two tech giants is over Big Data. Google drew the first blood when it lowered its price to directly compete against Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (aka Amazon S3) on November 26, 2012. Amazon countered two days after. Not to be outdone, the [...]
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ November 27, 2012 ⋅ One comment
In the first part of our two part analysis on the need for standardization of cloud computing we list a series of player in the cloud computing game and what each company brings to the table.
By Mike Lata ⋅ November 20, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Big data analytics allows companies to effectively judge and sometimes predict customer behavior. It is a term used to describe a wide range of data being stored, retrieved and analyzed by companies so that they can stay ahead of their competitors. Lets examine what big data means and some things to keep in mind when analyzing it.
By Jillian Pandav ⋅ October 19, 2012 ⋅ 3:04 ⋅ Post a comment
Veeam’s Software Strategy Specialist & Vice President of Product Strategy talked with us at VMworld 2012 about their new backup and replication products, and their favorite/least favorite technology out there on the market today.
By Jillian Pandav ⋅ October 16, 2012 ⋅ 9:11 ⋅ Post a comment
Catch up with Sean Clark in this VMworld interview where he talks about creating great VMware training, running, brewing beer, and how he and VMunderground have become known for hosting one of the premier events at the famed virtualization conference.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ October 3, 2012 ⋅ One comment
This is course is part of our series Microsoft MTA training course, and focuses on the basic fundamentals of database administration using SQL Server. Learn everything you need to know in order to pass the Database Administration Fundamentals exam, and how to start your career as a Microsoft DBA.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ July 3, 2012 ⋅ One comment
A recent report by Gartner claims that the expansion of the cloud based services will eliminate the need for PCs only 2 years’ time. Do you buy that? The convenience of cloud computing is already seen in countless enterprise settings, but it’s a growing possibility that our desktops will be useless sooner than later.