Repository Size Best Practices

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Repository Size Best Practices

Veeam Logoby andresbarcenas » Sun Mar 29, 2015 6:12 pm

Hello,

Is there a best practices documentation on Repository Sizes? I have a very interesting mixture of VMDK sizes from 100GB to 4TB and right now I have around 3 backup repos that are 14TB each. I was wondering if creating one huge repository is a good thing to do?
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Re: Repository Size Best Practices

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:13 pm

Hi Andres, there are no limits for backup repository, so you can safely combine your existing repository servers. Thanks!
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Re: Repository Size Best Practices

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:34 am

I have a very interesting mixture of VMDK sizes from 100GB to 4TB

Are you talking here about "source" disks? Or about using those disks for the said repositories?
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Re: Repository Size Best Practices

Veeam Logoby andresbarcenas » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:43 pm

Yes.. I am referring to Source Disks
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Re: Repository Size Best Practices

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:38 pm

Such source disk mixture should be fine, just group your VMs based on the OS or their role in the job and point these jobs to a single repository.
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Re: Repository Size Best Practices

Veeam Logoby jtisgeek » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:32 pm 1 person likes this post

You need to think about how you format the volume. Also remember to consider how the storage is configured. Raid type, stripe size etc. Sometimes one model doesn't work best for everything.
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