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Hourly backups of Azure IaaS

Discussion in 'Business & Enterprise Computing' started by SirNemesis, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. SirNemesis

    SirNemesis Member

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    Does anyone know of a solution that would allow hourly backup increments of Azure VM's? Unless I'm missing something, the best I can see from the included solution is daily increments, or the possibility to add 3x daily file-based snapshots using the backup agent.

    I'd be happy with a daily snapshot of the VM and hourly snapshots of some files/folders, but would greatly prefer a solution that allows hourly snapshots of the VM during business-hours.
     
  2. power

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    Shadowprotect.
     
  3. PsydFX

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    Are you looking for a point solution, or an enterprise backup solution? The big players should be able to drive the frequency you’re after.
     
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    SirNemesis

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    The goal would be to, ideally, backup back to Azure, so I could virtualise directly from Azure with minimal environment reconfiguration.
     
  5. NSanity

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    SirNemesis

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    No luck I'm afraid. Azure file based backup is maximum of 3 times per day and virtual machine backup is once daily. Unless I am mistaken...
     
  7. NSanity

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    The following example backs up the VM named myVM and sets the expiration of the recovery point to October 18, 2017:
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    az backup protection backup-now \
         --resource-group myResourceGroup \
         --vault-name myRecoveryServicesVault \
         --container-name myVM \
         --item-name myVM \
         --retain-until 18-10-2017
     
  8. bcann

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    Veeam?
     
  9. Dre_

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    Veeam, Acronis, Shadowprotect, virtually any third party solution. But, not Azure Backup.
     
  10. NSanity

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    Whats stopping you from using task scheduler and pushing it up as frequently as you want/desire
     
  11. Doc-of-FC

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    Listen here smartypants, OP clearly needs cygwin + crontab + rsync and another VM to receive it all, while we're at it rsync wont perform too well for his criteria so we'll throw in some Azure premium SSD storage, when it still runs shit we'll upgrade him to a pure SSD VM so we can index faster and make backups perform adequately, Azure is shit so we'll deliberately over-spec the VM's

    And here I thought you worked for a MSP, clearly your task scheduler hackery will never work in the real world.
     
  12. NSanity

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    Luke calm the f down, its not even friday.
     
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    you know exactly what i'm talking about here in CBR today.
     
  14. aza2001

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    anyone looked at cloudberry?
     

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