BDRSuite v7.0.0 RC major pre-release

In the intricate realm of modern IT infrastructure, where data has become the cornerstone of efficiency and flexibility, ensuring the safety and availability of your workloads has never been more critical. Vembu unveils the latest iteration of the virtual machine backup software with BDRSuite v7.0.0 Release Candidate (RC), a comprehensive... [Read More]

nakivo v10.9 brings bare-metal recovery and more

In this fast-paced and ever-evolving digital landscape, it has become imperative to adopt a proactive approach to data protection. Gone are the days when traditional methods like manually copying files to external drives sufficed. Today, backup software offers a comprehensive and efficient solution that automates the backup process, ensuring the... [Read More]

Hot add memory to a kubernetes node VM

Recently I had to increase the memory in a bunch of Kubernetes nodes running on VMware and I wanted to avoid switching off the nodes as it means draining them first which sometimes take quite a bit of time and can get the customer slightly nervous. So I ended up... [Read More]

Release of BDRSuite v5.6

Data protection and recovery remains a critical component of the SDDC in most organizations as losing data due to an outage with no restore capabilities can have catastrophic consequences. Keeping up with current trends is paramount to Backup vendors as ransomware attacks become more and more sophisticated. Modern cloud services... [Read More]

Virtual service shared IP in Cloud Director Kubernetes clusters

In previous blogs, I wrote about running Kubernetes clusters in VMware Cloud Director using the Cluster API provider (CAPVCD) or Cluster API Provider for VMware Cloud Director (quite a mouthful). If you are interested in more background, you can check out these blogs: Cloud Native storage on VCD... [Read More]

What's new in vSphere 8 Update 1

In 2022, VMware rolled out vSphere 8 which brought a number of new features, one of the big ones being vSAN ESA. A few months later, we are already graced with the Update 1 version which we will look at today. Note that this version was only announced and hasn’t... [Read More]

NAKIVO v10.8 Beta improves UX and infrastructure support

The landscape of VM backup solutions vendors has significantly evolved over the last few years with the emergence of cloud computing and modern apps driving innovation. Following its 3 months release cycle, Nakivo recently released the latest Beta v10.8 of NAKIVO Backup & Replication which is available for testing. This... [Read More]

What's new in BDRSuite v5.5

BDRSuite is a complete Backup and disaster recovery solution tailored to protect workloads across Virtual, Physical, on-premises, Cloud services, and SaaS applications. The world of data protection kept gaining traction in the past decade with the rise of cloud services and then the threat of Ransomware. BDRSuite carved a place... [Read More]