Application Consistent Snapshot for MySQL running in a VMware virtual Server

Document created by Stefan Ehmann Employee on Oct 24, 2017Last modified by Stefan Ehmann Employee on May 22, 2018
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the former independent VMware Plug In V2i is now part of the HDID License.

 

Technically this allows to perform Hardware orchestrated Snapshots of VMWare virtuell Server using VMFS on Hitachi Block or File Storage.

 

The V2i plug in in part of the HDID Storage Based License an can be managed via the Vcenter Plug in or via the HDID Web Gui.

 

Out of the Box V2i supports Application Consistent Snapshots for Microsoft Application using VSS.

 

With some additional step´s it is also possible to support Applications without VSS

 

Application Consistent Snapshot for MySQL running in a VMware virtual Server

 

Update: Starting with HDID 6.5, technically the V2i Plug in is no longer needed and available for Hitachi Block Storage. VMware is now a supported Application for HDID. Allowing Local and Remote Snapshots

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