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Citrix: Relax! XenServer Backups Made Easy

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Citrix: Relax! XenServer Backups Made Easy
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Imagine you are casually sitting at your desk, working on some vital report, when your cat decides to bump into your coffee and spill it all over your laptop (probably on purpose). ZAP! Your report is lost forever and hours of your time have been wasted.

Now imagine that instead of using your plain old laptop, you are using a virtual desktop from XenDesktop, running on XenServer. In this case, your broken laptop doesn’t matter, as your data is stored in a data center (safely out of your cat’s reach). This, however, brings some new risks, as a single data center failure could result in many users losing their data. To stop this from happening, it is essential that we have regular backups to which we can revert.

XenServer has always had the ability for administrators to export virtual machines. However, you probably don’t update every block of data on your VM’s disk every night, and instead, want to export only the changes since the day before. Quite apart from the space needed on your backup target, how long it takes to copy a full disk across can be problematic; after all, all your VMs need to complete the backup operation in one night!

Read the entire article here, Relax! XenServer Backups Made Easy

Via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

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Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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