• Hitachi Data Instance Director Connector for VMware vRealize Orchestrator (HDID Connector for VMware vRO) – Part 0: What’s the point?

    Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) can be used to schedule backups of selections of VMs within a vCenter all without affecting performance of the VMs on that vCenter. Then in a recovery scenario, select the backup ...
  • VMware protection in Hitachi Data Instance Director - Part 2: Software Protection (via the REST API)

    After a not-so-short delay I thought I should continue this series and continue the format of showing how the operations a "normal" user can perform can be completed via the HDID REST API.  What I will attempt to...
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  • VMware protection in Hitachi Data Instance Director - Part 2: Protection

    In this blog post I want to talk about the kinds of VMware protection that HDID can provide, and cover the kinds of situations that you may want to use one or the other (or even both!).   The HDID VMware protect...
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  • VMware protection in Hitachi Data Instance Director - Part1: Selection (via the REST API)

    Previously ( VMware protection in Hitachi Data Instance Director - Part 1: Selection ) I wrote about the options provided for selecting Virtual Machines via the HDID user interface.  This is a great introduction ...
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  • VMware protection in Hitachi Data Instance Director - Part 1: Selection

    Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) made some significant improvements to it's VMware support back in May 2018 with its 6.5 release, over a few of these blog posts I'll try to go though each piece in some detail to ...
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