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Allocating CloudBerry Backup VM socket licenses


CloudBerry Backup VM edition by default comes with two processor socket licenses included, meaning that you can only backup your virtual machines from tte hypervisor that has no more than two physical processors. If your hypervisor incorporates three or more physical processors, you'll have to purchase an extra processor socket license for each processor. In this article we will explain how to purchase said socket licenses and attach them to your main CloudBerry Backup VM edition license.

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Introducing CloudBerry Backup 2.2 for macOS & Linux


Today we're excited to bring you the next major iteration of CloudBerry Backup for macOS & Linux — release 2.2. In this version we've made a few behind-the-scenes improvements and expanded the functionality of common line interface.

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Increased EC2 & Azure disk restore limits in CloudBerry Backup 5.8

Microsoft and Amazon have recently increased the disk volume limits for their virtual machines running on Azure and EC2. At CloudBerry Lab, we always keep up with the latest developments and today announce the support for these increased disk sizes in the CloudBerry Backup 5.8.
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Support for VMware Changed Block Tracking (CBT)

One of the CloudBerry advantages is support for block-level backup. Block-level backup identifies the modified parts of a file (or disk sector in case of image-based backup) and only backs up those modifications. This improves backup speed and reduces backup storage.

In CloudBerry Backup 5.8, we’re improving VMware backup with our support for VMware's Changed Block Tracking (CBT).
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Ransomware Protection in CloudBerry Backup 5.8

Ransomware has been a growing problem for businesses and consumers this past year. Ransomware attacks disrupt normal business continuity by encrypting important business documents (or personal files like pictures, video, and documents) and demanding ransom to recover the data. You either recover by paying the ransom or manually restoring backups, if you have them. To help protect customer backups, we implemented ransomware protection functionality in CloudBerry Backup 5.8.

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Disk Capacity Dashboard in CloudBerry Backup 5.8

CloudBerry Backup 5.8 now includes the ability to graphically visualize the size of your local disks. The new Disk Capacity dashboard displays folders and folder sizes and facilitates the analysis of disk utilization and how those folders might affect overall backup storage. Read on to learn more about the feature.

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Sneak peek of Grandfather-Father-Son backup in CloudBerry Backup

Designing a comprehensive backup strategy is a task of utmost importance for any organization. In considering various aspects of this strategy, perhaps the most important objective is to strike a balance between a sensible retention policy and manageable storage fees. Traditional retention policies that work off file versions can quickly become too costly for long-term storage. Thus, a more cost-effective retention design and solution is required.

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Support for AWS Glacier Singapore in CloudBerry Backup and Explorer

Amazon has just introduced an addition the the list of its AWS Glacier regions — Singapore. From now on users can use Amazon Glacier in Asia Pacific (Singapore) to reliably and durably store their data at a fraction of the price of regular S3. Here at CloudBerry Lab we naturally stay on top of things and today are updating our products with the support for the new Glacier region.
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