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Backup Agents

Back up and Restore Amazon DocumentDB and Amazon Redshift Clusters

You can use Commvault software to protect Amazon DocumentDB and Amazon Redshift clusters across multiple accounts and regions. Commvault integrates with AWS native snapshots to protect Amazon DocumentDB and Amazon Redshift clusters. You can schedule AWS snapshots and manage the snapshot life cycle according to your Recovery Point Objective (RPO) or Recovery Time Objective (RTO) criteria for on-premises and cloud databases. You can restore a DocumentDB cluster or a Redshift cluster to a selected target availability zone.

For more information, see DocumentDB and Redshift.

Back up and Restore Amazon RDS in Commvault Command Center

You can use Commvault software to protect Amazon RDS instances. Commvault integrates with AWS native snapshots to protect Amazon RDS instances. You can schedule AWS snapshots and manage the snapshot life cycle according to your Recovery Point Objective (RPO) or Recovery Time Objective (RTO) criteria for on-premises and cloud databases. You can restore an Amazon RDS instance to a selected target availability zone.

You can use the following database engines with the Commvault solution:

  • Aurora
  • MariaDB
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL

For more information, see RDS.

Back Up Support for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

You can back up the data stored in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 using the Commvault Command Center console.

Key Features:

  • Make a backup copy of the Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 data by backing up the data to a local storage.
  • For optimal load sharing, distribute restores to the cloud using multiple streams.

For more information, see Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

Cloud Platform as Service - Back Up and Restore MySQL and PostgreSQL Databases Across Multiple Clouds in Command Center

Commvault software can back up and restore MySQL and PostgreSQL databases across Alibaba, Amazon, Azure Database, and Google Cloud Database. You can run your backup and restore operations using the Commvault intuitive user interface, REST API, and command line.

For more information, see the following links:

Exclude SQL Databases from Backups Based on a Naming Pattern

You can now automatically exclude multiple SQL databases from backups based on a specific naming pattern.

For more information, see Excluding SQL Databases from Backups by Filtering on Database Name.

Instant Clones of File System IntelliSnap Backups

You can duplicate the source file system data by cloning snapshots that were created during backups.

Key Features:

  • Duplicate large amounts of data in a short amount of time
  • Create and update test environments
  • Create clones for applications that do not directly use IntelliSnap
  • Retrieve data quickly without intensive resource use on the production environment
  • Alleviate the load on production servers

For more information, see Instant Clones of File System IntelliSnap Backups.

NDMP

Filter Subclient Content for Huawei Storage Arrays

Use filters to exclude certain files and directories from NDMP backup operations on a Huawei Storage Array.

For more information about vendor support, see NAS Agent: Supported Vendors.

Perform a Multi-Streaming Backup Within a Content Path

For NDMP NetApp C-mode clients, you can allow multiple data readers to back up an individual content path on a subclient. The new multi-streaming support on individual content paths works in conjunction with the existing multi-streaming support for backing up multiple content paths.

Multi-streaming within individual content paths improves the backup performance of large volumes.

For more information, see Configuring Multiple Streams for Backups.

Optimized File System Backups

Optimized backups provide high resilience and faster performance when you back up large files, endpoints, or laptops that run on mobile networks that have frequent disruptions.

Key Features

  • Large files are backed up using multiple streams, which increases the speed of backups.
  • After a network disruption, backup jobs resume exactly from the point at which they were interrupted.

For more information, see Optimized File System Backups

Use Commvault Driver Modules on a Linux Computer with the UEFI Secure Boot Option Enabled

If the UEFI Secure Boot option is enabled on the Linux computer, Commvault keys must be enrolled in the MOK (Machine Owner Key) list that is stored in the UEFI NVRAM so that the kernel recognizes the signature of the Commvault driver modules.

For more information, see Use Commvault Driver Modules on a Linux Computer with UEFI Secure Boot Option Enabled.

Last modified: 10/15/2020 9:24:51 PM