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Cloud Native Storage – vSAN only? Not at all!

Cloud Native Storage is in everyone’s heads at the latest after VMworld. However, many are of the opinion that VMware CNS would only run on vSAN storage. But that’s wrong.
This article will show how Cloud Native Storage can be operated with VMFS or NFS storage.

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Review: Altaro VM Backup v8.5

Anyone looking for a new backup solution today will be confronted with a multitude of providers. Partially opaque license forms make it difficult to find the right product. Altaro makes this “problem” easier. Altaro VM Backup is designed for backup of VMware and HyperV VMs. Unlike many competitors, Altaro licenses per host and not per CPU socket.
The Unlimited Edition starts at less than 600€ per host and provides features like Deduplication, Exchange item restore and boot from backup.

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Vembu BDR Suite – Free Edition

Exciting news for all small businesses who are searching for a cheap backup solution. Vembu now offers full-feature backup support for up to 10 VMs for free (previously it was only for 3 VMs).

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Win tickets for VMworld 2019 in San Francisco

Veeam is giving away three tickets for VMworld in San Francisco!

Register to win at https://www.veeam.com/vmworld/us

Replace vSAN Witness host

There are several reasons why a replacement of the vSAN Witness could be necessary. Migration from HW Witness to a VM, replacement of a faulty Witness or like it was in my case upgrade of the Witness host to the actual version.

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