Azure Site Recovery (ASR)

Using ASR with a Standalone Hyper-V Host Configured as a Cluster

Using ASR with a Standalone Hyper-V Host Configured as a Cluster

I ran into this scenario when attempting to configure a demo environment. The source environment had a single Hyper-V host, but, it was also configured as a Hyper-V cluster. Why this was is unclear, but it posed some issues when…

Backup is NOT Disaster Recovery, Why You Need Both to be Fully Covered!

Backup is NOT Disaster Recovery, Why You Need Both to be Fully Covered!

A few years ago I had the privilege to attend Azure Site Recovery Boot Camp training at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley in Mountain View, CA. The experience was amazing, and I enjoyed it. In fact, we received a first-hand preview of the…

Azure – The Complete BCDR Story

Azure – The Complete BCDR Story

I am going to tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was an organization. And this organization was interested in the cloud. And so, they migrated their datacenter to the cloud, but unfortunately, they believed that, since the…

Azure-to-Azure (A2A) Disaster Recovery (ASR)

Azure-to-Azure (A2A) Disaster Recovery (ASR)

Many organizations are moving mission critical applications to Azure. A lot of organizations are starting to explore Microsoft Azure as a Disaster Recovery (DR) site to their existing datacenters. If you haven’t started to consider this, Microsoft provides several tools…

Azure Site Recovery – Disks Not Coming Online Post Failover

Azure Site Recovery – Disks Not Coming Online Post Failover

Here is a scenario you might encounter with one of your customers, in using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR).   The Environment Let’s say there is an environment, running on Hyper-V which contains 80…

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