Business Continuity

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

Storage Foundation for Windows and Microsoft for Hyper-V, Displace VMware? See what Jerome Wendt says…

Check out DCIG lead analyst Jerome Wendt's new series of blog posts talking about Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows...

Posted on Jun 9, 2009

Release Notice: Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.0 Release Update 1 (RU1) for SLES 11 Linux

Here's a product release notice provided from Symantec Tech Support. Products : Veritas Storage Foundation and High Avai...

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

DCIG Thin Provisioning Blog

Check out Going from ‘Fat’ to ‘Thin’ Isn’t an Automatic in the Virtual World Either , the latest blog on thin provisioning by DCIG lead analyst Jerome Wendt.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

Understanding Veritas Cluster Server Limits and Prerequisites

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A very useful - yet often overlooked - feature of Veritas Cluster Server is Limits and Prerequisites. This feature is often used in conjunction with Service Group Workload Man...

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

Storage Management: Turning Things Around (Part 2 of 4)

To make better use of storage resources, organizations can leverage storage management technologies. Storage resource management (SRM), for example, enables IT to navigate the...

Posted on Apr 2, 2009

New Functionality Available: Veritas Installation Assessment Service and VOS Labs

The following services have just been updated. Please find below new functionalities now available to you: Veritas Insta...

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

Storage Foundation for Databases

Check out the quick links to review our support for Databases: Product Page:

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

Creating Oracle HA on a Budget

Creating highly available Oracle databases with immediate failover is expensive, though sometimes justifiable. However, organizations whose SLA includes near-minute failover c...

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

How can you stop buying storage?

Even as IT organizations face significant budget pressure, business carries on and continues to drive storage growth. So, how can IT organizations meet organizational needs wi...

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

Customer Spotlight: Storage Foundation Reduced Data Migration Time From 3 Weeks To 30 Minutes

A group of DBAs that manage large databases at a large federal government agency had the challenge of migrating a missio...

Posted on Oct 6, 2008

Introducing Veritas Cluster Server One: Part 2

Symantec's Dan Lamorena, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Eric Hennessey, Director, Technical Product Management, continue their introduction of Veritas Cluster Server On...

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

Clustering for Operational Efficiencies


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Posted on Jun 27, 2008

Business interrupted

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Author’s Note: It’s come to our attention that while this is primarily a technical blog geared towards current users of Veritas Cluster Server (VCS), there are some readers of...

Posted on Jan 7, 2008

CFS Scalability White Paper is online


Please find the scalabiltiy white paper which was refered to in the previous post here:

Posted on Dec 12, 2007

CFS scalability results are in


The question: Is CFS scalable? What performance hit is there from running VxFS in a clustered configuration?

Posted on Aug 6, 2007

Benchmark Results show VxFS faster than ZFS


Last week Symantec published some benchmark results comparing Storage Foundations and ZFS that suggest VxFS is around 3 times faster than ZFS for workloads typical of many com...

Posted on Aug 3, 2007

Configuring online array support using Array Policy Module (APM)


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Posted on Jul 17, 2007

Sun's Comparision of VxFS and ZFS Scalability is Flawed


Some engineers at Sun promoting ZFS have been publishing comparisons between VxFS and ZFS that are rather unflattering to VxFS.

Posted on Apr 13, 2007

Device Discovery in DMP


The first basic function for a multi path (MP) driver is to identify the set of block devices that can be supported. The device discovery is generally triggered when the MP dr...

Posted on Apr 2, 2007

Dynamic Multi Path (DMP) - Historical Perspective and Evolution


The Dynamic Multi Path (DMP) capability was first introduced in Volume Manager 2.5.7 release primarily to support A/A multi path arrays from Sun Microsystems. In those days, t...

About Business Continuity
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in today’s age of cyber attacks, terrorist threats and natural disasters is vital, yet many organizations struggle with creating a strategy that works at hour zero. The Veritas Business Continuity blog brings to you the latest news and views about how to build and implement a bullet proof disaster recovery plan, regardless of whether your DR target is the public cloud, a hosted private cloud or even your own data centers.