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How to backup SAP MaxDB with Veeam

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This post focuses on how to backup SAP MaxDB databases with Veeam Backup & Replication. I came across a SAP MaxDB installation during my last projects and wanted to share with you how to backup these databases. Introduction on pre-freeze and post-thaw scripts Since there is no native integration of …

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How to backup ESXi hosts with PowerCLI

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At the moment I have a lot of scripts laying around which are either snippets or not publishable. Therefore, I’m going to edit them all in the upcoming blog posts and upload them for the community. Today, I’m going to show you a simple but powerful and easy to use …

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Managing VMware vSphere with VMware Workstation

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Recently, I tweeted that I was uploading a virtual machine to an ESXi host. So i thought, I might share a blog post on all the things you can do with VMware Workstation in regards to VMware vSphere. I’m going to cover all the options I know and use when …

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vSphere API for I/O filtering (VAIO) – Overview

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In this post I’m going to present you a little overview of the vSphere API for I/O filtering (VAIO). I stumbled upon this API and did a lot of research about it. All in all I decided to write a blog post about it, because it is very interesting! Introduction …

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How to modify an .ova appliance file

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An .OVF file refers to the “Open Virtualization Format”, which is a standard regarding packaging to address the portability and deployment of virtualization appliances. Here is the source of this standard: DMTF OVF An .OVF file or package consists of a number of files like a descriptor file, an optional …

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My VMware certification journey for 2020

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This post covers all the learning resources and material I’m going to consume and recommend regarding my VMware certification journey for 2020! The year 2019 was a great year for me regarding my Veeam certifications! In April 2019 I managed to achieve the Veeam Certified Engineer certification and was very …

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VMware Kubernetes Academy

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Introducing VMware Kubernetes Academy VMware recently introduced their own Kubernetes Academy, which is a free, product-agnostic Kubernetes and cloud native technology education and learning platform ! The Kubernetes Academy provides an accessible learning path regardless of where you are on your Kubernetes skill ! All of the courses are composed …

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