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Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication - Second Edition

By : Chris Childerhose
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Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication - Second Edition

By: Chris Childerhose

Overview of this book

Veeam is one of the leading modern data protection solutions, making it a necessary skill for anyone responsible for securing virtual environments. This revised second edition of Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication is updated to cover Veeam version 11. The book guides you through implementing modern data protection solutions for your cloud and virtual infrastructure with Veeam, all while helping you master advanced concepts such as Continuous Data Protection (CDP), extended object storage support, Veeam ONE enhancements, and Orchestrator. Starting with Veeam essentials, including installation, best practices, and optimizations for Veeam Backup & Replication, you'll get to grips with the 3-2-1-1-0 rule to safeguard data. You'll understand how to set up a backup server, proxies, repositories, and more and then advance to cover a powerful feature of Veeam 11 – CDP. As you progress, you'll learn about immutability (also known as hardened repositories) and discover the best practices for creating them. Finally, you'll explore the new proxy option available in Linux and become well-versed with advanced topics such as extended object storage support, Veeam ONE enhancements, and Orchestrator. By the end of this Veeam book, you'll be able to implement Veeam Backup & Replication for securing your environment and enabling disaster recovery.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Installation – Best Practices and Optimizations
Section 2: CDP and Immutability – Hardened Repositories, Backups, and Object Storage
Section 3: Linux Proxy Enhancements, Instant Recovery, Veeam ONE, and Orchestrator

Exploring Veeam ONE – an overview

Veeam ONE is part of Veeam Availability Suite and provides comprehensive monitoring and analytics for your backups and virtual and physical environments. Veeam ONE uses Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam Agents, and plugins and backups for Nutanix AHV along with VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V to deliver intelligent monitoring, reporting, and automation of your environments. It uses interactive tools and intelligent learning to identify and resolve problems before they become a real issue in your environment.

Some of the critical capabilities of Veeam ONE include the following:

  • Built-in intelligence – Allows you to identify and resolve common infrastructure and software misconfiguration problems before they impact your operations.
  • Governance and compliance – Allows you to monitor and report on Service-Level Agreement (SLA) compliance for backups and data protection.
  • Intelligent automation – Using...