BDRSuite v7.0.1 GA release

The fight against cyber threats never stops, and ransomware remains a top concern for businesses of all sizes. Vembu, a leading provider of backup and disaster recovery solutions, understands this challenge and has released BDRSuite v7.0.1, packed with features to empower your data security like never before. The highlight of... [Read More]

How to clean Kubernetes CNS volumes in vSphere with PowerCLI

Since I somewhat shifted from VMware Sysadmin to Solutions Architect for a Kubernetes service provider (Giant Swarm) two years ago, I haven’t done much PowerCLI as I now live in a world of Yaml, Go and Bash. However, I do miss PowerShell for its object oriented nature which I find... [Read More]

Major release BDRSuite v7.0.0

After communicating only about a couple months ago about the Release Candidate of BDRSuite v7.0.0, the data protection company is rolling the major version to its customers. BDRSuite v7.0.0 Download Link: BDRSuite v7.0.0 is now ready for download and live on the official website - Download BDRSuite v7.0.0... [Read More]

Nakivo v10.10 Real-Time Replication

Here I am announcing Nakivo v10.10 on the 10/10, how about that! In an era where data is more valuable than just about anything, this new version brings significant change to its capabilities when it comes to Recovery Point Objective (RPO) with claims of near-zero data loss and downtime. Bringing... [Read More]

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

In the current IT landscape where natural disasters, cyberattacks, and unforeseen crises lurk around every corner, the need for businesses to have a robust disaster recovery or business continuity plan cannot be overstated. It doesn’t only happen to others, history is crippled with stories of this sort, take a look... [Read More]

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]