On May 31st, Microsoft announced public preview of disaster recovery for Azure IaaS virtual machines. Learn how to implement this solution and what you should be aware of.
Azure Site Recovery, Microsoft’s disaster recovery solution for your on-premises server infrastructures has been extended to the cloud. Yes, it always offered cloud-based disaster recovery but now you can also protect your Azure IaaS environment which makes it pretty easy to implement geo-redundancy.
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Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery are available in the two Azure regions Germany Central (Frankfurt) and Germany North East (Magdeburg) as of now. For all companies that have been prevented from using BCDR in the cloud by compliance rules it’s now the time to give it a try!
as Microsoft announced today Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery are available in both German Azure Regions Germany Central and Germany North East as of now. So even for companies that rely on strict compliance rules it is now possible to use long-term backups in the cloud or build reliable BCDR architectures for Hyper-V, VMware and physical server infrastructures. Continue reading “Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery available in Azure Germany”
Amazon’s AWS outage teached us that having mission-critical business systems running in the cloud doesn’t mean you don’t have to plan for high availability. Learn what you need to consider in this blog post.
One week ago, Amazon’s AWS customers impressively experienced what it means to depend on a cloud provider’s infrastructure as the US-EAST-1 region came down due to an employee’s error. Since, I’ve had lots of discussions about resiliency, reliability and redundancy of cloud infrastructures, especially of Microsoft’s Azure and Office 365 datacenters. But what happened? And is there any possibility to avoid your business coming down if there is a hardware outage in one of the Azure/Office 365 regions?
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I just stumbled across an issue installing Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent 2.0.9028.0 on a Hyper-V cluster node as a prerequisite in our VMM site. MARS agent installer relies on Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable and installs the package if it has not yet been.
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