System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 released

Microsoft has released last week Update Rollup #3 for its System Center 2012 suite.

Here are the fixes they have solved in this update rollup pack:

Update Rollup 3 for System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 (KB2751230) Continue reading “System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 released”

DPM whitepapers

Hi guys,

Check out these 4 whitepapers about System Center Data Protector Manager.

Planning a DPM 2010 Deployment
Deploying System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
Data Protection Manager 2010 Operations Guide
Data Protection Manager 2010 Troubleshooting Guide

System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Hyper-V protection: Configuring cluster networks for CSV redirected access

When System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 (DPM) is protecting Hyper-V guests using the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy provider (the VSS provider), DPM will be using software snapshots when backing up guests located on Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) disks. While the backup is in progress, the CSV will remain in re-directed access mode for the duration of the guest backup.  This means all disk I/O for Guests located on that CSV will be in redirected mode and be going over the network instead of direct access to the CSV and performance may be affected.  Continue reading “System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Hyper-V protection: Configuring cluster networks for CSV redirected access”

Why DPM 2010 and Hyper-V are Better Together?

If your company relies on Microsoft® Hyper-V™ virtualization technologies within your server infrastructure, who will you trust to ensure its protection and recovery? Continue reading “Why DPM 2010 and Hyper-V are Better Together?”