Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager is published by in May 2014. This book has 162 pages in English, ISBN-13 9781782176442.

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager automates disaster recovery in a manner that no other solution does. It is programmed to leverage array-based replication and VMware’s proprietary vSphere Replication engine.

This book will familiarize you with the concepts of disaster recovery using vCenter Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication.

You will learn how to deploy and confi gure vSphere Replication in the standalone mode to replicate virtual machines. You will also learn how to use vCenter Site Recovery Manager to leverage array-based replication or vSphere Replication, form Recovery Plans and orchestrate them to perform a test, Planned Migration, Failover, or Failback.

What you will learn from this book

  • Familiarize yourself with disaster recovery concepts
  • Deploy vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Configure vCenter Site Recovery Manager to leverage array-based replication and vSphere Replication
  • Enable the protection of virtual machines by creating Protection Groups
  • Create and test Recovery Plans
  • Migrate virtual machine workload to another site using Recovery Plans
  • Perform a Failover in the event of a disaster
  • Failback the virtual machines to the Protected Site
  • Use vSphere Replication as a standalone disaster recovery solution

Approach

This is a step-by-step guide that will help you understand disaster recovery using VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 and VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 5.5. The topics and configuration procedures are accompanied with relevant screenshots, flow-charts, and logical diagrams that makes grasping the concepts easier.

Who this book is for

This book is a guide for anyone who is keen on using vSphere Replication or vCenter Site Recovery Manager as a disaster recovery solution. This is an excellent handbook for solution architects, administrators, on-field engineers, and support professionals. Although the book assumes that the reader has some basic knowledge of data center virtualization using VMware vSphere, it can still be a very good reference for anyone who is new to virtualization.

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