Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 Cookbook

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  • Protect file shares, volumes, and catalogues and restore file data to its original or alternate location
  • Integrate DPM with other System Center members to build optimal services
  • Protect various environments such as Hyper-V, SQL, SharePoint, and Exchange Server
  • Build supported, optimal, and flexible restore scenarios
  • Protect and restore SharePoint farms
  • Provide online protection for your data center by integrating System Center DPM with Azure
  • Automate, monitor, and manage your BaaS, RaaS, and DRaaS services
  • Build a SQL Server that your BaaS, RaaS, and DRaaS services depend on

This book is the solution to the recurring data recovery and protection problems you face in your organization. It begins with the planning and installation of System Center Data Protection Manager, spanning across chapters that walk you through the pre-installation, installation, and post-installation tasks.

The book has dedicated chapters on file server protection, Hyper-V protection, client protection, and more. It will also walk you through Microsoft workload protection and restore scenarios with the help of engaging recipes. With this knowledge, you will confidently move on to building an actual service using monitoring, management, automation, and disaster recovery scenarios and solutions. The book concludes with recipes that enable you to build BaaS, RaaS, and DRaaS services within your data center.

  • Solve the day-to-day data protection and recovery problems in your organization
  • Adapt to the new modern data center design challenges
  • Written in a cookbook format, this book covers recipes enabling you to independently create your own robust architectural designs
Page Count 408
Course Length 12 hours 14 minutes
ISBN 9781782172710
Date Of Publication 29 Apr 2015


Robert Hedblom

Robert Hedblom has a well-known System Center and cloud MVP profile. He is often seen as a presenter or speaker at large global events, such as TechEd, Ignite, System Center, and Azure gatherings. Within his line of work at Lumagate, he delivers scenario-based solutions in complex environments, empowering the Cloud OS strategy from Microsoft.

Backup, restore, and disaster recovery have always been a part of Robert's work, and now, he is trying to make a point that it is not about the implementation of different products that matters anymore, it's all about building cost-effective, optimal, and well-designed services.

"All good designs come from knowing your data services' dependencies" is what Robert believes in.

Robert was a coauthor on Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1, Packt Publishing, and has also written other books and given training. His expertise is often utilized by Microsoft's MCS and PFE organizations in Europe, and he is an elected member of the development process of the System Center stack and Azure at Microsoft Redmond.