How-To Guides

Here you can find an information tutorials and “how-to” guides for CloudBerry Lab products.

How to Create a Bootable USB for Windows Server

Microsoft Server Bootable USB

Keeping your server infrastructure up and running is unquestionably a task of utmost importance for any organization. And while image-based backups do a fine job of preserving data, sometimes they can't be restored fast enough, as emergency situations may require swift and immediate recovery. That's where a bootable USB drive can help. In this article we demonstrate how you can effortlessly create a bootable USB drive for Windows Server.
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How to Migrate Business to the Cloud

The vast majority of IT businesses worldwide have already migrated to the cloud. However, the real business goal is not to do the same what everyone does, but to increase the efficiency of corporate IT system. In this article, we will take a closer look at advantages of the cloud migration as well as some pitfalls to take into account. Continue reading

4 Ways to Protect Against Ransomware with Backups

ransomware vs cloud backup

In our last article, we described the recent situation with many organizations were hit by the WannaCry strain of ransomware – and the possible ways of retaliation. In some cases, organizations simply chose to pay the ransom of $300 – a mere pittance compared to the value of lost data. But WannaCry was not ransomware targeting businesses; instead, it was focused on impacting individuals. Thus, the extremely low ransom.  In many ways, organizations hit by WannaCry were lucky.

But the next ransomware variant may not be so nice.

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Best Practices: Block-Level Backup

Block-level backup is a great way to expedite the backup process and eliminate certain inefficiencies. While previously we extensively covered the essence of block-level backup, it seems that some users are still confused as to the application of this feature to their backup practices. With that in mind, we’ve decided to write this article to clarify the frequent use-cases of block-level backup and to explain when it’s better to avoid using it.
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Best Practices: Real-Time Backup

CloudBerry Backup enables you to perform real-time backup for your utmost important documents that must remain intact regardless of emerging circumstances. In this article we wanted to clarify the use-cases for the feature as well as scenarios in which it's advisable to avoid using it.
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Assuming an IAM role via CloudBerry Explorer

CloudBerry Explorer enables users to authenticate to Amazon S3 using regular credentials. Taking things further, we've implemented support for IAM roles in the latest iteration of CloudBerry Explorer — release 5.0.5. In this article we talk about how this mechanism functions and how to assume a role in Explorer.
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