V11 SP8

Getting Started for InterSystems Caché Databases in a Virtual Environment

Step 1: Before You Begin

Verify the System Requirements for the Virtual Server Agent.

Step 2: Install the Virtual Server Agent

You must install the Virtual Server Agent. Review the following topic to get started with the installation.

Step 3: Select the Storage Array

Note: Select the Clone version of the array (for example, EMC VNX/CLARiiON Snapview Clone).

For a complete list of supported clone arrays, see IntelliSnap Support.

Step 4: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Open the CommCell Console.
  2. Configure a storage device.
  3. Configure a Storage Policy for the backups.

    Best Practice: Set the storage policy data retention to 14 or more days and 2 cycles.