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VM Replication

VM Replication

VM Replication

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Anyone have any recommendations for replicating VMs from host to host?

I have used VReplicator.  It's okay but it's a little slower than I'd like (100mbps connection).

I have heard Veeam mentioned a lot.

An idea I have was to use data recovery to backup to a 2nd host every hr or so.  But I'm not sure of the recovery process.  I am hoping it would be like launching a copy of the VM.

RE: VM Replication

You might want to look at the Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) on vSphere 5.  It'll let you build a cluster without the need for the shared storage and it'll handle the storage replication for you automatically.

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