Server backups are important. You know it. We know it. But when considering why your business needs to make frequent, effective backups the thought of organized crime usually doesn’t enter the equation. No, we’re not talking Sopranos bust-your-kneecaps style organized crime. Your server backups aren’t going to stop horse heads turning up between the
SQL is a dynamic and critical Windows Server application that requires planning to implement and protect. This article looks at the SQL backup and restore options available with BackupAssist.
So, your server has crashed. Don’t worry, you can recover it. You can recover it, right? Knowing how to recover a Windows Server, and more importantly having the software and procedures in place to do so, is crucial for all businesses. Servers can contain mission-critical systems and data, the loss of which has the potential
The IT industry is rife with jargon. There’s no avoiding it and if you don’t have a degree in computer science it can be more than a little overwhelming trying to wrap your head around the geek-speak. Backup solutions are no exception – there’s a whole lexicon of tech-terminology regarding backup & disaster recovery that
Your office burned down over the weekend. We’re sorry to be the bearers of bad news, but it happened. What will your business do now? How fast can your IT infrastructure be back up and running? What data will it need to recover with the highest priority? These are the questions that will inevitably arise
Hyper-V backups can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Don’t feel bad about it. We understand. That’s why we’ve put together some pointers on where to start when learning how to backup Hyper-V servers that will have you protecting VMs like a pro in no time. Want to know how
Active Directory is a dependent on Windows Server system files, and is restored as part of what is called a system state restore. This article looks at how to protect Active Directory using a BackupAssist System Protection backup and a Windows system state restore.
Backing up Hyper-V virtual machines can become complicated once you factor in host data, volumes, domains, disks, VSS writers, services and the resulting issues that can arise. To keep the backups of your virtual machines as simple and robust as the environments themselves, we’ve put together a list of 10 tips for best practice Hyper-V
This article takes a look at some key best practice backup tips. It’s worth taking the time to follow up on these points, because it’s always better to spend a few hours now getting your backups best-practice, than it is to spend a few days later on dealing with a crisis that could have been prevented.
We recently discussed P2V and touched on the advantages of using P2V as a recovery solution. This article takes a closer look at P2V recovery and how BackupAssist can be used to perform a P2V recovery to a Hyper-V guest.
Physical Windows Servers are busy things – humming power supplies, drives and all sorts of components working together. They give you the data and applications you need, how and when you need them: but maintaining your physical servers and applications can require a lot of work and expense. Life can be a lot easier using
Encryption can be used to protect a backup media so that if your backup is lost or stolen, the backup media and the information on it cannot be opened or accessed. This article looks at how BitLocker encryption can be used with BackupAssist.