VMware vSphere Blog – Hosting.com shares data on bandwidth, sync times, and RPOs with vSphere Replication

When creating a disaster recovery solution using Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication there are a few best practices and tips that can be used to make the project a success and the transition smoother.

We’ve asked Wayne Shaw, Systems Architect, from service provider Hosting.com to share some real-world observations and recommendations to consider when planning your disaster recovery solution.

Silicon Valley, May 9, 2012 – It’s my pleasure this week to have some data to share with you that comes from usage of Site Recovery Manager with real systems and VMs.  I often get asked to provide generic guidance on vSphere Replication and usually answers are hard to quantify as they are so specific to an individual environment.  Having success in a production deployment is always easier when you have information based on previous lessons, so it is a boon to be able to draw on the success of others who have gone down the same path.

When creating a disaster recovery solution using Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication there are a few best practices and tips that can be used to make the project a success and the transition smoother.

We’ve asked Wayne Shaw, Systems Architect, from service provider Hosting.com to share some real-world observations and recommendations to consider when planning your disaster recovery solution.

Wayne will share:

  • Bandwidth and performance statistics of various operating system
  • Formulas for calculating synchronization time
  • Tips for determining RPO

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