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backup files to a remote server with multiple versions using rsync hardlink option

To use rsync hard link option to backup files remotely so that remote backup server could keep multiple versions of the backups, both the link-dest directory and the target directory have to be on the ...
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What are the tradeoffs between using hypervisor- vs. storage-array-based snapshots as backup sources?

Suppose you have some virtual machines (running in eg. ESXi) that are stored on an iSCSI storage array (eg. EqualLogic PS4110). Now suppose you want to set up a backup and restore regime that looks ...
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Moving system from ESXi to Hyper-V

I have a problem with moving a system from ESXi to Hyper-V. The system on ESXi has got 100GB allocated space on HDD. The system is made from an image file(size about 6GB). The machine hosting ...
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Hyper-v Core backup so slow across LAN

Our T610 server has 2 Gb NICs and a guest VHD thats 28GB in size. When I copied that VHD from our file server [Server 2003] to the local drive on hyper_v core it took over 3 hours. This concerns me ...