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  1. Performing a vCenter Database Failover to a Secondary SQL Server « Wahl Network

    […] Database Failover to a Secondary SQL Server Mar 29, 2012 Now that I’ve covered how to configure SQL Log Shipping for the vCenter database, it’s time to go into the critical segment on performing a failover. After all, a backup is […]

  2. Links for April 3rd, 2012 - The Lone Sysadmin

    […] Protecting the vCenter Database with SQL Log Shipping « Wahl Network Been meaning to set something like this up, for some low-cost DR for vCenter. Now I don’t have to actually figure out how. Thanks Chris! […]

  3. Protecting the vCenter SQL Database with Maintenance Plan Backups « Wahl Network

    […] Also, don’t forget to check out my other post on this subject that details how to setup and configure SQL Log Shipping. […]

  4. Protecting the vCenter Database with SQL Log Shipping [Video] « Wahl Network

    […] entitled “Protecting the vCenter Database with SQL Log Shipping” that is based on the related post. The video was produced and audio commentary was provided by Jen Wahl, who does a much better job […]

  5. Shawn
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    very detail documentation. good job

  6. Protecting vSphere Guests with Veeam Backup and Replication | Wahl Network

    […] While I do have three copies of the data – the original VMs, my backup, and a mirrored copy of the backup – I’m not currently putting them on another media or storing them off site. Because my site is my house, I’m assuming that if I lose my house to a disaster, the lab will be the least of my worries. When doing your backup strategy, weigh the opportunities vs the risks to help determine how far you’ll go to achieve 3-2-1. The one exception to my backup strategy is SQL server. I use hourly SQL transaction log backups to disk, along with SQL log shipping to a secondary server. If you’d like to learn more about how to do this, check out my post on it here (video). […]

  7. Technology Short Take #33 - blog.scottlowe.org - The weblog of an IT pro specializing in virtualization, storage, and servers

    […] Wahl has a nice write-up on using log shipping to protect your vCenter database. It’s a bit over a year old (surprised I missed it until now), and—as Chris points […]

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