Backup Solution for OpenStack Hypervisor


OpenStack is a software solution gaining immense popularity with rapid speed being an open source solution. As a result of which small and medium size businesses are heading towards OpenStack for their data centers. SMB’s can now protect their VMs running in the OpenStack environment with Vembu.

OpenStack Hypervisors

VM-Level Backup Solution

Vembu offers ImageBackup Agent for all the Windows VM’s running on the AHV hypervisor. Vembu ImageBackup agent needs to be installed in each virtual machine and it creates an image of the entire machine which includes OS, applications and other data.
Full VM Backup – Backs up the entire virtual machine which includes operating system, applications and data in it.
Application-aware VM Backups – VSS writers are used to create consistent snapshot during backup of highly transactional applications (Microsoft Exchange, SQL, SharePoint and Active Directory) and truncates the log after successful backup.
Changed Block Tracking (CBT) – Vembu uses proprietary CBT Driver to track the changed blocks since the previous full backup.
Retention Policies – Basic and Advanced (GFS) retention policies help to merge the multiple recovery points and reduces the time taken to restore the backed up VMs.
Automated Backup Verification – To verify the integrity of the backups, the backed up VM’s will be automatically booted and the boot screen will be captured and mailed to the administrator.
Offsite Backup Copy – A redundant copy of the backed up data in the BDR server can be replicated to users own data center or to the Vembu cloud for disaster recovery purpose.
Instant Boot VM – Restore the backed up physical or virtual machines instantly on VMware, Hyper-V or KVM.
File Level Recovery – Individual files can be restored from the backed up VM without restoring the entire data.
Full VM Recovery – Backed up VM’s can be permanently restored to the same or different hypervisor.
Vembu Universal Recovery – Instantly restores individual Microsoft Application Items such as Exchange, SQL, Sharepoint and Active Directory.
VM Migration (P2V and V2V) – Vembu helps to migrate the VMs from other hypervisors to VMware, Hyper-V or KVM and vice versa.

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We have used other backup/DR tools in the past which have always failed when you need them most, we ended up doing the backups manually which became too much. We then found and tested Vembu and It’s so easy to use, we can connect remotely to keep an eye on the tasks and the whole setup is a joy to use. Support is also fantastic, they are quick at responding and very helpful and informative.
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All companies are looking to keep their data safe and secure, with Vembu ensuring that our data was protected with an efficient backup solution. Vembu is an ally with regard to backup security. The tool is very practical and easy to access the settings. A good application and reference in backup software. Meets the needs of diverse IT environments, thus ensuring business continuity.

Guest-level Backup Solution

Vembu offers NetworkBackup agent to backup individual files, folders and applications from Windows, Linux and Mac VMs.
File-level Backup – Supports file backup on all flavors of Windows, Linux and Mac machines. Also, supports preconfigured folders, such as My Documents, My Photos, Desktop, Browsers and etc
Microsoft Exchange Server Backup – Supports backup of Microsoft Exchange servers using Exchange Server Plugin. The Microsoft Exchange Server Plugin backup uses the VSS API [Volume Shadow Copy Services] for all Microsoft Exchange Server versions. Vembu allows direct upload without dumping the data locally
Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Backup – Vembu Exchange Mailbox Plugin backs up the user’s mailboxes. It can backup at a folder level. You can backup all the data of a particular user (mailbox) or you can backup just a folder (like for example the inbox of a user) or you could backup a sub-folder (like for example, a sub-folder in the inbox)
Microsoft SharePoint Backup – Vembu provides the site-collection level backup of Microsoft SharePoint Servers. Vembu uses internal SharePoint dump utility to dump the SharePoint site-collection(s) and then uploads the locally dumped file(s) to the BDR backup server
Microsoft SQL Server Backup – Vembu SQL Server backup is a flexible and efficient option to backup Microsoft SQL servers. Vembu uses VDI API to backup database(s) and then uploads the locally dumped file to the BDR backup server
Microsoft Outlook Backup – Vembu backup the emails configured in the Outlook profile. All the emails and rules at folder level are backed up to the BDR backup server
MySQL Database Backups – Vembu supports backup of MySQL database(s) from Windows and Linux machines

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