Dell NetVault Backup – SmartDisk Overview and Installation

The Dell NetVault SmartDisk is a disk-based backup and data-deduplication option that reduces storage costs using a byte-level, variable-block-based software deduplication. The main benefits are reduced storage costs, shrank backup windows e speeded restores. The options has the following features: Simplified disk-based backup Byte-level, variable-block software-based deduplication 12-to-1 deduplication ratio Hardware agnostic Post-process deduplication Rapid Read more about Dell NetVault Backup – SmartDisk Overview and Installation[…]

Dell NetVault Backup – SQL Server Backup and Restore

As we have seen in previous posts, Dell NetVault Backup utilizes packages, called plug-ins, to protect different types of applications and data. The current version (10.0.1) of the plug-in for SQL Server supports the following editions: SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 R2 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2014 The following backup Read more about Dell NetVault Backup – SQL Server Backup and Restore[…]

Dell NetVault Backup – File System Restore

To start creating a restore job using Dell NetVault Backup select Create Restore Job from the navigation pane. Here it’s possible to apply filters, make searches and read Saveset informations. Select a Saveset anch click Next. Browse the folders tree and make the selection. By default items are restored to the original position but it’s also Read more about Dell NetVault Backup – File System Restore[…]

Dell NetVault Backup – File System Backup

Before starting to create backup or restore jobs using Dell NetVault Backup it’s important to understand the concept of set. A NetVault Backup Set is a group of settings that can be applied to one or more jobs. This technique, adopted by many other backup and recovery software vendors, introduces two main advantages: it ensures consistency Read more about Dell NetVault Backup – File System Backup[…]

Dell NetVault Backup – Basic Configuration

In the previous post we’ve seen how to install Dell NetVault Backup. To start using the product there are some some basic steps to perform. Firstly I set the password of the default Administrator account that is admin. In the navigation pane click Manage Users, select Admin and click Edit. Click Password, leave blank the current Read more about Dell NetVault Backup – Basic Configuration[…]

Dell NetVault Backup – Overview and Installation

NetVault Backup is a comprehensive backup and recovery software solution provided by Dell. It consists of the following components: NetVault Backup Server, is the main component and it provides the core services of the solution. NetVault Backup Clients, are the machines protected by NetVault Backup. NetVault Plug-ins, are packages used to protect different types of Read more about Dell NetVault Backup – Overview and Installation[…]