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  • A more efficient, more flexible vRangerNew technology from VZ as well as support for a series of VMW APIsChanged block tracking support: Leverages functionality in vSphere which allows 3rd party vendors to no longer scan for changes when performing incremental’s or differentials backups. Shortens backup window.Active Block Mapping: will ID exactly what sections of a VM to backup and what sections not to backup, based on the presence of deleted data. VC patent-pending. Shortens window, reduces storage needCustom Backup Groups: This allows administrators to create backup jobs on select VM’s with out need to reorganize how Virtual center is setup.
  • VMware itself has established policies and recommendations for properly aligning VM storage – believe them, not usThe VMware web site has several documents addressing this issueNo automated procedure currently exists to easily and safely realign VMs and their storageExisting alignment procedures are time-consuming and error-prone
  • read/write location is required such that RME will need to access the DB with it’s MS jet engine, to read the log files associated with the DB. The replaying of the logfiles is controled by a header in the DB
  • V ranger 5 headlines paulm feb11

    1. 1. Blue Chip & Quest<br />Quest vRanger 5.0<br />Paul Martin – Quest<br />paul.martin@quest.com <br />Richard Bessant – Blue Chip<br />Richard.bessant@bluechip.uk.com<br />
    2. 2. Who isBlue Chip...?<br />Established in 1992, Blue Chip is one of the UK's leading providers of business <br />IT infrastructure solutions. We provide systems design, procurement, implementation, <br />support, training and infrastructure outsourcing services to organisations across the UK.<br />As your solutions partner, Blue Chip will ensure that your organisation keeps pace with the <br />ever changing demands of technology lifecycle management. The result is that your <br />organisation can evolve into an innovative business that is fully enabled by technology. <br />Key Facts and Figures<br /><ul><li>Locations in Poole, Bedford, Southampton and Leeds
    3. 3. The South's Largest VUE & Prometric Training Centre, capacity for 100+ delegates a week.
    4. 4. £3million worth of dedicated facilities – training, hosting and offices
    5. 5. 140+ staff, 75% of whom are technical resources
    6. 6. 600+ clients varying in size between 5-5000 users
    7. 7. CRN and CNA 2008 Award winners
    8. 8. Supporting in excess of 60,000 PC‘s</li></li></ul><li>Key Areas...<br />Technology, Services and Training<br /><ul><li>Virtualisation – VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenDesktop
    9. 9. Unified Communications –Microsoft Lync 2010, Cisco UC Manager
    10. 10. Technical Training - Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, Mac OSX, UNIX, Linux, Citrix, ITIL, PRINCE2
    11. 11. Mobility and Wireless – Cisco, Microsoft, Citrix, Blackberry
    12. 12. Resourcing & Outsourcing - Fully managed services, TUPE agreements, contract, project management
    13. 13. Service Desk and Support - 24/7 Service Desk, SLAs, system monitoring, warranty management
    14. 14. Proactive Maintenance – Scheduled administration and system monitoring
    15. 15. Storage and Data Archiving –Symantec Enterprise Vault, EMC
    16. 16. High Availability Solutions – VMware, Microsoft, HP, EMC
    17. 17. Security & Unified Threat Management – Fortinet and Cisco
    18. 18. Business Management Applications – Microsoft Dynamics NAV and CRM inc. CRM 2011 Online</li></li></ul><li>vRanger 5.0 – New features<br /><ul><li>Integrated Backup and Replication
    19. 19. Simple job management
    20. 20. Simultaneously backup and replicate the same VM
    21. 21. Cataloging – speed up restores by searching for files to restore
    22. 22. Launch file level restore from the search results!
    23. 23. Linux FLR
    24. 24. Restore individual files from Linux virtual machines
    25. 25. Support for NFS repositories
    26. 26. Store savepoints on NFS storage
    27. 27. Mount Data Domain appliances using NFS protocol
    28. 28. LAN-free restore</li></li></ul><li>vReplicator Integration<br />New Features<br />Single UI for backup, restore and Replication<br />Email on success and failure<br />Pick Target VM to sync with from job creation<br />UI shows per task throughput<br />Resource Manager applies to backup, restore and replication<br />VM locking is internal to the vRanger service, external vzmutex can be turned off in service config file.<br />Re-sync Improvements<br />The following actions will NOT cause a re-sync<br />Upgrading vReplicator 3.0.3 to vRanger 5 <br />Restarting the vRanger service<br />Replication pass fails in the middle<br />
    29. 29. vReplicator<br />AES-256 Encryption<br />64-bit Platform Support<br />DPP Base<br />Shared Console with vRanger<br />3 different license options<br />
    30. 30. Catalog<br />Capturing the changed file set based on blocks that have changed.<br />Process is in parallel to the backup task<br />No guest credentials are needed for the source VM’s<br />The catalog data is stored into its own DB<br />Only indexes files that have been modified since the Full or last backup.<br />Catalog Data is purged when normal savepoint expires<br />Supports Windows guests<br />All versions of windows with basic disks and MFT disks<br />No GPT support at this time<br />
    31. 31. vRanger Pro 5 Catalog<br /><ul><li>Patent-pending
    32. 32. Efficient – created in parallel to the backup
    33. 33. Fast – one-step recovery using a single management console interface
    34. 34. Seamless – VM/FLR and Object restore are automated from the saveset</li></li></ul><li>Linux FLR<br />Supported File systems, EXT2,3, and 4, RiserFS.<br />Uses new Virtual Appliance to perform FLR<br />Linux FLR Tools are uploaded to the VA via SFTP<br />Restore Path <br />vRanger to VA via CIFS <br />VA to repository via repository protocol.<br />VA restores files to a Windows box<br />Move files manually after restore<br />
    35. 35. Installing VA for FLR on Linux<br />Download VA from OVF or Download vmdk file<br />Deploy from vCenter<br />Add IP and credentials in vRanger<br />Now you are able to perform FLR on Linux!<br />
    36. 36. Repository Support<br />NFS<br />Not using VMware’s VMFS/NFS, no need to setup NFS mounts on your hosts.<br />Does Support Windows to NFS<br />We can backup from ESXi network and Fiber to NFS<br />Compression and Encryption support<br />NFS share must have a sub folder<br />FTP<br />Backup from ESXi network and Fiber to FTP<br />Compression and Encryption support<br />Don’t forget the CIFS and SFTP<br />
    37. 37. Other features<br /><ul><li>Change Block Tracking (CBT)</li></ul>Dramatically faster incremental & differential backups<br />Queries vStorage API<br /><ul><li>Active Block Mapping (ABM)</li></ul>Skip deleted data on Windows file systems – faster full, incremental & differential backups<br />Patent-pending from Vizioncore<br />Queries Windows file system<br /><ul><li>Object-Level Restore (OLR) for Microsoft Exchange</li></ul>Requires Quest Recovery Manager for Exchange (RME)<br />First Agent-less OLR on Images<br /><ul><li>Vizioncore VSS </li></ul>4.2.3 , 4.5 & 5.0<br />Free Download from Vizioncore.com Download Page<br /><ul><li>Custom Backup Groups
    38. 38. AES-256 Encrypted Archives
    39. 39. Support of Thin Disk Provisioning</li></li></ul><li>Performance Results: vRanger Pro<br /><ul><li>LAN Backups</li></ul>4.5 with CBT: 47% faster<br />4.5 with ABM: 49% faster<br />4.5 with CBT & ABM: 57% faster<br /><ul><li>Fiber Backups</li></ul>4.5 with CBT: 66% faster<br /><ul><li>Restore: 90% faster</li></ul>Empty blocks are no longer written<br />
    40. 40. Align VMs to 64K partition boundaries <br />Properly aligned VMs can deliver up to 15% increases in I/O performance and significantly improved VM throughput<br />Aswell as speeding up backups<br />
    41. 41. Fibre Backup & Fibre Restore<br />
    42. 42. Multiple Locations <br />
    43. 43. Recovery Manager for Exchange<br />
    44. 44. Introducing Recovery Manager for Exchange (RME)<br />Works with multiple backup formats<br />‘Discovery’ – advanced search capabilities<br />‘Recovery’ – granular recovery of Exchange objects<br />
    45. 45. Making it possible – Vizioncore VSS<br />Fixes the native VMware VSS problems<br />No more time-lag<br />Capabilities to flush log files<br />Provides application-consistent queiscing across all relevant Windows platforms<br />
    46. 46. The vR-RME Workflow<br />
    47. 47. A File Level Restore (FLR) is performed from vRanger<br />Mounts the Exchange server at an image level<br />Need the Exch. directory or indiv. files (.edb, .stm, log)<br />Must restore to a read/write location<br />
    48. 48. Use RME to restore<br />Add a new source storage – “offline Exchange database” – select the appropriate.edb and .stm files<br />“hard repair” option un-checked<br />After the new source storage has been successfully added, <br />use RME mailbox or message restore wizards<br />
    49. 49. Calender @ http://vizioncore.com/company/events/webinar_calendar<br />
    50. 50. Resources @ http://vcommunity.vizioncore.com/<br />
    51. 51. Training @ http://training.vizioncore.com/<br />
    52. 52. Questions<br />
    53. 53. Thank you<br />www.bluechip.uk.com wwww.quest.com<br />

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