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Enterprise Data Services Community Blog
Enterprise Data Services Community Blog is the perfect place to share short, timely insights including product tips, news and other information relevant to the community.

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Rock the Vote at VMworld!

Hey everyone, we're attending VMworld this year and we've got the most awesome story to tell you about our own real-life software-defined datacenter. The Symantec internal IT team uses our own stuff t...


Performance tuning keys for VMware backups and restores

The size of the read and write buffers used for the VWware API (VDDK) by Backup Exec can be tuned using the following registry keys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Backup Exec For Windows\Backup...


Using a custom SQL instance with Backup Exec installs.

Oh, where do I has been a little while since my last post, and that is primarily because I volunteered for a new role within our department. My role now allows me to focus 100% of my time o...


Global Deduplication Myths

Don’t customers hate being misled? I know I do. Sometimes it can be innocent…you know, like maybe the sales person wasn’t as knowledgeable as he/she could’ve been. Or perhaps they were new. In any cas...


Is tape dead?

With the ever increasing usage of disk based backup solutions, one of the questions I get asked most often is around the future of tape. There is no doubt that disk offers many benefits over tape, not...


Requirements for BESA

Some issues that may occur if BESA does not have the required rights: • Backups or Restores are failing • Log on Account Errors • In the backup selections “Enable Trust relation" keeps displaying • Du...