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From Todd Pigram <t...@toddpigram.com>
Subject Re: Backup Solution in Cloudstack
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2015 23:48:59 GMT
Isn't commvault integrating with ACS/CCP? Thought I heard about it. We are
really interested in a backup solution as well. Something like how Veeam
integrates with vCloud.

On Saturday, January 31, 2015, Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com> wrote:

> You'll probably have an easier time finding something that can backup your
> hypervisor, if image/vm backup is what you're looking for.
>
> A backup software that leveraged the ACS API only doesn't have much options
> besides using snapshots (AFAIK), and those you already have.
>
> If you're looking for something that can backup inside the guest vm I guess
> that could be doable by leveraging the event bus.
> Haven't seen any backup software that does it yet though.
>
> --
> Erik
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 1:16 AM, Timothy Lothering <
> tlothering@datacentrix.co.za <javascript:;>> wrote:
>
> > Thanks for the feedback, I will dig deeper to see what else can be done.
> > Looks like I will need to start playing with APIs.....
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Timothy Lothering
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andrei Mikhailovsky [mailto:andrei@arhont.com <javascript:;>]
> > Sent: 30 January 2015 04:47 PM
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org <javascript:;>
> > Subject: Re: Backup Solution in Cloudstack
> >
> > As far as I know there is no such solution which is integrated with ACS,
> > which is a shame. I would also like to see this issue being addressed by
> > the acs.
> >
> > Having said this, I think the job of acs is orchestration and doesn't
> > include the backup functionality within the guest vm. You might want to
> > implement a 3rd party backup solution to provide additional backup
> > functionality for the granular file recovery.
> >
> > If you are using XenServer with ACS, the snapshotting is pretty good and
> > spot on. I think it covers the need for majority of clients. You can
> create
> > scheduled backups for volumes and also vms, including memory
> snapshotting.
> > It works pretty well and is also quick.
> >
> > In comparison, the KVM snapshotting is awful, broken, slow and just
> > unusable even for small deployments. Try creating a snapshot schedule to
> > take volume snapshots of let's say 10 volumes at about the same time.
> Your
> > acs will be brought down to its knees. I am frequently seeing host
> > disconnects when I have several snapshots running at the same time.
> >
> > Andrei
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >
> > > From: "Adrian Lewis" <adrian@alsiconsulting.co.uk <javascript:;>>
> > > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org <javascript:;>
> > > Sent: Friday, 30 January, 2015 12:13:44 PM
> > > Subject: RE: Backup Solution in Cloudstack
> >
> > > I’m finding that there’s nothing (for our requirements at least)
> > > unless you go direct to the hypervisors or the VM OS instances using
> > > agents.
> > > Keen to
> > > know if anyone’s found better solutions. Think there might be some
> > > solutions if you’re only using VMware but I’ve ignored them as we’re
> > > using Xenserver. Not heard of any commercial products that actually
> > > ‘integrate’
> > > with CS unfortunately. Still looking…
> >
> > > *From:* Timothy Lothering [mailto:tlothering@datacentrix.co.za
> <javascript:;>]
> > > *Sent:* 30 January 2015 12:01
> > > *To:* users@cloudstack.apache.org <javascript:;>
> > > *Subject:* Backup Solution in Cloudstack
> >
> > > Hi Guys,
> >
> > > We have been using Cloudstack for over a year now, and whilst the
> > > built-in Snapshot feature is great, our Customers are demanding more
> > > “control”.
> >
> > > What other backup solutions are certified/capable of working with
> > > Cloudstack?
> >
> > > Kind Regards,
> >
> > > Timothy
> >
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