Tag Archives: Image-Based Backup

Image-Based Backup to the Cloud Storage Specifics

There are a number of threats to your sensitive data: virus attacks, crashes, electricity or cooling failures, and human mistakes. Backup is the option of the first choice to protect it. But it’s even more important how would your software restore the data from backup in case of disaster. Server downtime, overall RTO/RPO periods and backup consistency depend on a backup method. Whether you choose file system backup or imaging, it also matters where to put the data. Below we would explain specifics of Image-based backup to the cloud storage. Continue reading

How to Restore from System Image Backup with CloudBerry Backup

CloudBerry Backup for Windows Server allows you to easily restore your system from an image backup. You can perform restores directly from the cloud or USB flash drive to any dissimilar hardware or Hyper-V, VMware virtual machine or Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud virtual environment.

Below are the instructions on how to restore your system from an image backup. (You might also be interested to check our article on the difference between system image backup and system state backup.) Continue reading

Restoring image-based backups as VMware virtual machines

CloudBerry Backup is tightly integrated with VMware vSphere virtualization software. Not only do we back up virtual machines to the cloud, but we also offer restoration of image-based backups as VMware virtual machines — starting from release 5.7. Read on to learn more about the new feature, and see the process in action.

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How to Exclude Files and Folders in Image-based Backup

The new CloudBerry Backup 5.1 has a lot of improvements in image based backups. One of the helpful features is the ability to exclude files and folders from a backup. Moreover, you can even exclude files during a restoration sessions, thus making process more flexible. Below you can find out more.

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How to Resize a Partition During Image Based Restore

With release of updated CloudBerry Backup 5.1 we have introduced its new feature – the ability to resize NTFS partitions during image based restoration. It allows maintaining the desired volume size irrespective the backup. Let's take a closer look at this feature.

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Introducing CloudBerry Backup 5.1 with Image-Based Backup Enhancements

We are glad to introduce the updated CloudBerry Backup 5.1 with some great features included. We implemented a possibility to exclude files from image-based backup and you can now resize NTFS partitions during image-based restoration.

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How to Restore to Azure VM Using CloudBerry Backup

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup 4.9 and later.

It became possible to create image-level server backups in Cloudberry Backup long ago and this feature has been regularly updated. However, cloud restore options, that are not restricted just by the source server, are even more interesting. For instance, you can deploy the image on a third-party cloud storage, e.g. Azure VM. Let’s go to the heart of the matter.

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How to Sign up to Azure VM

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If you enjoy using Cloudberry Backup for image-level restoration, then you will appreciate one of its new features - support of Microsoft Azure VM service. But if you are new to Microsoft’s cloud, you can check our step-by-step manual providing information how to sign up to Azure VM Free Trial.

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Introducing CloudBerry Backup 4.8

We are pleased to announce a newer version of CloudBerry Backup 4.8 that comes with the following new features: backing up user profiles, support of AWS Snowball, AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) region and CLI for Image-based backup.

Let's look closer into these features!

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