Of course offsite!

3-2-1 The 3-2-1 rule for backups is a well known and proven method to make sure you always have a copy of your data available. 3 Copies of your data, available on 2 different media types and 1 copy is stored offsite. The philosophy of having an onsite backup and offsite backup as well, is [...]

By |2018-03-02T22:35:13+00:00February 20th, 2018|Backup / DR, Blog, Veeam|0 Comments

PowerShell for the beginner, for Hyper-V & Windows Server

"PowerShell, i've heard about it" Without doubt you’ve heard about PowerShell. As the name implies; It’s a powerful framework created by Microsoft. Repetitive jobs can be automated making is less tedious and a lot less prone to human errors. Unfortunately not everyone who could and perhaps should use PowerShell, actually works it. Usually I hear [...]

By |2017-07-31T19:27:54+00:00July 31st, 2017|Blog, Tutorial, Veeam|0 Comments

VMCE exam retake policy at Pearson VUE

  Taking effect from August 20th 2017, this will be Veeam's next exam retake policy at Pearson VUE: If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least 24 hours before retaking the exam. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the [...]

By |2017-07-21T08:10:50+00:00July 21st, 2017|Blog, News, Veeam|0 Comments

Moving my workload 2tCloud

First steps with a cloud environment - VMCE labs While working for Copaco, i have the privilege of using our in house Lab environment for testing and development. In the past, our Veeam VMCE labs were also hosted from that same environment. The hardware is getting older, power costs are quite high and it needed [...]

By |2017-07-20T12:30:24+00:00July 20th, 2017|Azure, Blog, Veeam|0 Comments

What is that RTPO you talk about?

Want to make a systems admin frown? Ask him this: “If a mission critical server fails, how long may it take to restore?” Chances are that you are the first person ever to have asked him this question and an answer often sounds something like; “As fast as we can, but I don’t think we [...]

By |2017-05-24T14:24:34+00:00May 9th, 2017|Backup / DR, Blog|0 Comments

Backup vs Disaster Recovery

In this blog, i’d very much like to discuss the the differences between 2 concepts; Backup and disaster recovery. All too often I need to point out the major differences of both concepts and possibly let someone down who though they had a super backup solution, only to find out that they have a disaster [...]

By |2018-01-10T00:44:32+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Backup / DR, Blog|0 Comments