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About Luciano Patrao

I am over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. Working with Virtualization for more than 10 years (mainly VMware). I am an MCP, VCP6.5-DCV, VMware vSAN Specialist, Veeam Vanguard 2018/2019, vExpert vSAN 2018/2019 and vExpert for the last 4 years. Specialties are Virtualization, Storage, and Virtual Backups. I am working for Elits a Swedish consulting company and allocated to a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company as a Teach Lead and acting as a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer. I am a blogger and owner of the blog ProVirtualzone.com

New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10.2 with Ransomware-Proof Backups

NAKIVO launched almost a month is the new NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10.2 with Ransomware-Proof Backups. This new version is more efficient with Ransomware protection. Backups companies are taking Ransomware protection as one of their priorities when presenting new solutions to their customers. Many companies have been attacked, and also their backups are being compromised, [...]

By | 2021-02-25T03:47:56+01:00 February 25th, 2021|Backups, Nakivo, Partners|0 Comments

How to update vCenter 7.0 using the update planner

In the new vCenter 7.0, a cool feature called vCenter Update Planner creates Interoperability reports in the vCenter Update Manager. When we need to update our Center, we should always use this feature before update the vCenter. When update vCenter 7.0 using the Interoperability feature, we view all our VMware products connected to our vCenter [...]

By | 2021-02-23T23:14:09+01:00 February 23rd, 2021|VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Veeam Backup & Replication v11 is coming

Great news, Veeam Backup & Replication v11 is coming in February, and the 24th is the official presentation of this new Veeam Backup & Replication v11. The new Veeam Backup & Replication v11 is ready to be launched. This new version is another great step from Veeam on providing Data Backups (Virtual and physical) to [...]

By | 2021-02-23T01:50:03+01:00 February 23rd, 2021|Backups, Veeam|0 Comments

vCloud Director Linux migration SQL DB to embedded PostgreSQL appliance – Part I

In this blog post about vCloud Director Linux migration SQL DB to embedded PostgreSQL appliance - Part I, I will migrate vCD DB from an external SQL DB to embedded PostgreSQL DB and upgrade a Linux vCloud Director(vCD) to 10.x after I migrate this Linux vCD to a vCloud Director appliance. Since I need to [...]

By | 2021-01-19T19:44:02+01:00 January 19th, 2021|NSX, vCloud Director, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Runecast Analyzer v4.7.4 for NSX-T Kubernetes and vCloud Director review

Runecast has launched on 19th of November a new version of their product. In this Runecast Analyzer v4.7.4 for NSX-T Kubernetes and vCloud Director review, I will go through all the new features and how Runecast can work and protect your NSX-T, Kubernetes infrastructures, and also vCloud Director (still in a kind of beta version). [...]

By | 2020-12-29T03:53:54+01:00 December 29th, 2020|NSX, Partners, Runecast, VMware, vSAN, vSphere|0 Comments

Veeam launched Microsoft Office 365 v5 with Microsoft Teams support

Some days ago, Veeam launched Microsoft Office 365 v5 with Microsoft Teams support, specifically on 3th of December. Veeam has been launching some patches and updates for their products in the last weeks. This Microsoft Office 365 v5 is one more. What is new This new version 5 has one main feature that is the [...]

By | 2020-12-11T23:41:14+01:00 December 11th, 2020|Backups, Veeam|0 Comments

Veeam Vanguard 2021 nominations are now Open

Veeam Vanguard 2021 nominations are now Open! You can now apply for your Veeam Vanguard award. I have said this many times, there is a lot of good Community programs in the IT world, like vExpert for VMware, MVP for Microsoft, Cisco Champion, etc., but for me, this one is the best. I know vExpert, [...]

By | 2020-12-18T22:32:26+01:00 December 9th, 2020|Backups, Veeam|0 Comments

vExpert 2021 Applications are now Open!

Officially vExpert 2021 Applications are now Open! since 20th of November. The applications will be open until January 9th at midnight PDT. The vExpert awards will be announced on February 19th. The official page for vExpert announcements: vExpert 2021 Applications are Open – Don’t Miss Out! I enter this vExpert program for the first time [...]

By | 2020-12-18T22:38:00+01:00 December 3rd, 2020|VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Altaro VM Backup first review

In this many times postponed blog post, I do an Altaro VM Backup first review. Will go through all the features that this Backup tool can offer to their costumers. Previously I have talked about another product from Altaro Backup Office 365, now is the time to review their main product, VM Backup. NOTE: Since [...]

By | 2020-12-02T22:47:13+01:00 December 2nd, 2020|Altaro, Backups, Hyper-V, Microsoft, VMware|0 Comments