All posts by RickD

The key to Hyper-V guest backups

Our previous article looked at Hyper-V Server backups, and the differences between full server and guest only backups. In this article, we take a closer look at how to make a Hyper-V guest only backup.

Getting started with Hyper-V backups

  This is the first in a series of articles where we will take a closer look at Hyper-V backups and restores. In this article, we will just touch on a couple of common questions. […]

BackupAssist Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) support

You’ve heard us talk a lot about BackupAssist’s support for Windows Hyper-V Servers. An important feature of many Hyper-V environments is the need for reliability and failover capability. For Hyper-V, this can be achieved by […]

Data Deduplication and BackupAssist

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R1/R2 includes a technology called Data Deduplication, which reduces the amount of disk space taken up by your data. Let’s take a deeper look at what Deduplication means for you and […]

Windows BitLocker drive detection pop-up

  BackupAssist uses BitLocker to encrypt removable drives. These drives can generate a pop-up message when they are attached to a server. This article explains the message and how to respond.

VSS application backups

The Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service or VSS is a storage management framework designed for Windows to create point-in-time copies or snapshots of drives while files are in use.