Database Recovery Using a Zerto Failover Test

This guest post is by Ryan of VIRTUBYTES where you can find his back catalog of posts. Ryan writes about VMware products and a lot of related infrastructure technologies.

A few weeks back, we discussed Zerto’s ability to perform point-in-time file level restores directly from the replication journal. However, what if the data you need from 30 minutes ago isn’t readily compiled into a file or requires manual intervention to produce; such as a database backup or a PST export of Exchange mailbox items? Introducing Zerto Failover Tests for data recovery.


VSAN 6.2 study notes (Part 1) by @davidmirror

This guest post is by David Espejo, who blogs at, where you can find his back catalogue of posts. David writes mainly in Spanish, but has an expanding English language section here. Find out more about the guest blogger program here.

Welcome!. This site is mainly written in spanish but i’m starting to open a new section for an english-speaking audience, touching different topics that -I consider- may have even more resonance in the broader reach that english language enable in this globalized world😉

As part of my preparation for the VCAP6-DCV Design exam, I red different official documents and came across with a bunch of notes written, mainly, in a very informal format that could be rapidly understood by me when I needed to review them. I have practical experience deploying VSAN since the creepy 1.0 version and I have witnessed the constant effort from the VMware team to enhance the product.