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The next level of availability with @Veeam and @NimbleStorage, by @data_dave_r @VeeamUGUK

Who are Nimble Storage


A lot of the problems that we solve are to do with improving application responsiveness. 
SSD was becoming more cost effective, cloud based analytics was becoming more feasible so created a product that combined fast performance with built in telemetry.




Benefits of Telemetry

Through integration with VMware, the cloud based telemetry platform (Infosight) 

allows users to get to the root cause of issues, seeing VMware level information such as within guest resource usage through to storage metrics.



There is a single architecture & management platform for both all flash and adaptive flash systems, .



Veeam with Nimble Highlights


Integration with Veeam allows for reduced time to take backups, greatly reduce VMware snapshot consolidation OS stun times, and to increase the speed of restores.

It is very feature rich, on a par with other Storage systems that Veeam integrates with.

Backup from Storage Snapshots




Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots



On Demand Sandbox from Storage Snapshots



1-2-3 for Enterprise SLAs



Configuring Veeam and Nimble Storage




Creating a manual snapshot

Recovering from a Nimble Snapshot



Configuring Backup from Snapshots



Backup VM from a secondary Nimble Array

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