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Learning VMware vCloud Air

By : Yohan Wadia
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Learning VMware vCloud Air

By: Yohan Wadia

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Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Learning VMware vCloud Air
About the Author
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VMware vCloud Air – Disaster Recovery

VMware vCloud Air - Disaster Recovery is a Recovery as a Service (RaaS) offering, provided by VMware to protect your on-premise workloads that can either be running on a vSphere or a vCloud Director-based platform.

Besides a vCloud Air - Disaster Recovery subscription, you will also require the following set of software for your disaster recovery to work:

  • VMware vSphere Replication: VMware vSphere Replication is disaster recovery and protection software that can be integrated with an existing vCenter Server and vSphere Web Client to perform asynchronous replication of virtual machines. It can be integrated with different storage types, such as vSAN (Virtual SAN), traditional SAN, NAS, as well as direct attached storage (DAS). Once deployed, vSphere Replication can be used to copy your workloads to and from your on-premise vSphere infrastructure to a vCloud Air environment. You can optionally even configure additional parameters, such as network isolation...