In a previous post I wrote about Altaro Backup solution for Hyper-V (available also for VMWare). The post is not so much as a review but a complete installation guide, you can find it here:
Recently Altaro have release and updated version of their backup solution with some really cool new features:
- Increase in backup speed by utilizing CBT – Change Block Tracking (or RCT – Resilient Change Tracking) Altaro backup solution uses internal Hyper-V function called ‘QueryChangesVirtualDisk’ that checks the latest changes to the disk without having to perform and incremental scan each and every backup.
- More granular archiving options – Altaro Backup solution 7.6 introduces and new feature called GFS – Grandfather-Father-Son. With this feature you can easily set up separate backup cycles to stroe a new backup version every month or even a week.
- Dramatically reduce RPO – Using a CDP – Continuous Data Protection scheme instead of a regular backup schedule, you can perform a backup each X minutes (5 for example) which will allow to restore to 5 minutes ago. This improves your RPO – Recovery Point Objective.
This is just some of the cool new features of Altaro Backup version 7.6. For a full list, go to this link.
I encourage you to download the new version and try it out, you have a 30-day trial for free!