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V9 large VBK across extends on scaleout repository?

Veeam Logoby dweide » Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:17 pm

Hello,

is it possible for a full backup to stretch across two extends of a scaleout repository?

Or is it required for the vbk to fit in one single extend?

Thanks!
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Re: V9 large VBK across extends on scaleout repository?

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:56 pm

One .vbk file cannot be split between several extents. Though, different .vbk files can be located easily on different extents. Thanks.
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Re: V9 large VBK across extends on scaleout repository?

Veeam Logoby lando_uk » Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:18 pm

With v9, for a single big job with a VBK of around 5TB, can the vib's and vrb's be on a separate volume than the synthetic VBK that they create? I'm presuming if all the weekly vibs get transformed over to a different repository to make the synthetic VBK, this transform will be much quicker as the volumes wont be reading and writing at same time like it does currently.
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Re: V9 large VBK across extends on scaleout repository?

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Fri Jan 15, 2016 2:17 pm

It's possible. Select Performance policy for a scale-out repository, go to the advanced settings and specify which extent should be used for storing full backups and which for storing incremental ones. Thanks.
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Re: V9 large VBK across extends on scaleout repository?

Veeam Logoby dweide » Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:15 pm

v.Eremin wrote:One .vbk file cannot be split between several extents. Though, different .vbk files can be located easily on different extents. Thanks.


What a pitty, makes scaleout repository much less usefull than I hoped!

Background:
- one large fileserver with about 12TB
- full .vbk is about 8TB
- largest repository is about 10TB (which is OK for one full + increments)

- I would like to use the Feature "defragment and compactfull backup file" - but this creates a temp full according to description.
Other repositories would have free space for this purpose - but not in one single repository.

Any way to solve this with scaleout repositories?

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Re: V9 large VBK across extends on scaleout repository?

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Mon Jan 18, 2016 2:34 pm

As I've said a single backup file be it full or incremental one cannot be split between several extents. So, even if other repositories combined have enough free space to host a new full backup, that won't work due to the reasons outlined.

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