Tag Archives: VDP

VMware Data Protection - Replication Target (VDP-RT)

In this article we discuss the VMware Data Protection - Replication Target (VDP-RT) introduced with the VDP 5.8 release. This is an appliance (not required license) to serve as a replication target for backup data from a source VDP Advanced or another VDP-RT appliance. A VDP-RT appliance can perform restores (only, no backups) from replicated backup data. There are… Read More »

How to install or upgrade vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 5.8

VMware recently released VMware Data Protection 5.8 with following features: Support the backup and recovery of databases on SQL Server AlwaysOn and Failover Clusters Exchange DAG support (also “prefer passive”) VMware Data Protection Advanced supports VDP Replication Target (VDP-RT) - a fully licensed VDP Advanced virtual appliance can replicate backup data to a VDP Replication Target virtual appliance… Read More »

How to deploy and configure VMware Data Protection (VDP) 5.5?

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) is a robust, simple to deploy, disk-based backup and recovery solution. VDP is fully integrated with the VMware vCenter Server and enables centralized and efficient management of backup jobs while storing backups in de duplicated destination storage locations. The benefits of vSphere Data Protection (VDP) are as follows: Provides fast and efficient data protection… Read More »