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Start VM's from next job

Veeam Logoby Josh-VCAP » Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:22 pm

Hello, In my environment I have a bunch of jobs chained in a loop, I keep the jobs separate as this is for a multi-tenant environment.

If i have 6 processing slots available from my proxy servers I find that 5 of them are wasted while finishing the last VM of a job prior to moving onto the next job. Is there a way to make the next job start early and start using those available proxy processing slots? SQL servers seem to be a big culprit here holding things up.
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Re: Start VM's from next job

Veeam Logoby Andreas Neufert » Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:26 pm


please use job chaining only if you have some dependancies between them. For example backup to disk and then backup to tape.

The solution for you is: Start all jobs at same time. Veeam Load balancer takes care of the rest.
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Re: Start VM's from next job

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:51 pm

Yes, the solution is to stop using job chaining. In this case all slots will be utilized all the time.
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