Snapmirror is a great way to mirror your data including snapshots to another filer. However the so called baseline sync is a full copy of your primary data. This initial seed is not always possible over the network. NetApp has provided a mechanism for this: SnapMirror to tape (SMtape). To use this feature, you need […]
The software has been released and a dedicated microsite is live! http://www.commvault.com/simpana-10 Also the documentation is available here: http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/release_10_0_0/books_online_1/default.htm Commvault 10 introduction video: http://www.commvault.com/introducing-simpana-10#overview-video Videos I have created a few screen captures of CommVault Simpana 10. All videos are available in a playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvDNkSPB-8npQmb5Dw6aeTaElMRNKvfEt&feature=view_all Admin console: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iD7Ij1Yzgk Installation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMPwAyin7KE Process monitor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2cZKeSgG2U VMware integration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgRF-FwtdGU Automatic VM selection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqzHY6q59PE Dynamic client computer […]
A few days ago, Symantec released NetBackup 188.8.131.52.Summary of new features: vSphere 5.1 Support – Consuming VDDK 5.0 U1 VMware backup host is now supported on the following operating systems: • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 x64 • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 x64 Bare Metal Restore is now supported on the following operating systems: […]
When updating your environment, always the following order to apply patches: CommServe MediaAgents Clients A best practice is to use the software / update cache to distribute updates to all components.
When patching your NetBackup environment, always use the following order: OPSCenter server Master server Media server Clients
Logging on to the Symantec OpsCenter console For administrator initial logon, the user name is admin and the password is password After the initial log on, change the user name and password.To change existing passwords, use Settings > User Preferences > My Profile view in the OpsCenter console.
This is the June 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant of Enterprise backup to disk. Full article: http://www.gartner.com/technology/reprints.do?id=1-1AV7K3J&ct=120611&st=sb#
This image gives a nice overview of the DataDomain appliances currently available.