Guide to virtual machine backup

Guide to virtual machine backup

Virtual machine backup is a field that has developed rapidly over the past few years. Not too long ago, backups were carried out by an analogue of the method used in the physical server world, with an agent on each virtual server. But that’s all changed, and quickly, and now backup products are available that interface directly with hypervisors and their VMs. In this guide, you can read about the key points of VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V backup.

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