Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager Cookbook

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  • Install and prepare SQL Server for the SCDPM database
  • Reduce backup storage with SCDPM and data deduplication
  • Learn about the prerequisites for supported Hyper-V Server protection
  • Integrate SCDPM with other System Center products to build optimal services
  • Protect and restore the SCDPM database
  • Protect your data center by integrating SCDPM with Azure Backup
  • Manually create online recovery points and recover production data from Azure
  • Protect and learn about the requirements to recover Azure Stack with SCDPM

System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) is a robust enterprise backup and recovery system that contributes to your BCDR strategy by facilitating the backup and recovery of enterprise data. With an increase in data recovery and protection problems faced in organizations, it has become important to keep data safe and recoverable. This book contains recipes that will help you upgrade to SCDPM and it covers the advanced features and functionality of SCDPM.

This book starts by helping you install SCDPM and then moves on to post-installation and management tasks. You will come across a lot of useful recipes that will help you recover your VMware and Hyper-V VMs. It will also walk you through tips for monitoring SCDPM in different scenarios. Next, the book will also offer insights into protecting windows workloads followed by best practices on SCDPM. You will also learn to back up your Azure Stack Infrastructure using Azure Backup. You will also learn about recovering data from backup and implementing disaster recovery. Finally, the book will show you how to configure the protection groups to enable online protection and troubleshoot Microsoft Azure Backup Agent.

  • Adapt to the modern data center design challenges and improve storage efficiency
  • Effective recipes to help you create your own robust architectural designs
  • Solve data protection and recovery problems in your organization
Page Count 424
Course Length 12 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781787289284
Date Of Publication 26 Dec 2018


Charbel Nemnom

Charbel Nemnom is a Cloud Solutions Architect for itnetX (Switzerland) AG and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for cloud and datacenter management. He has over 17 years of professional experience in IT. He works predominantly with the most recent versions of Windows Server, System Center, Microsoft Azure, and Azure Stack.

Charbel has previously contributed to several books, all of which were published by Packt. He is Microsoft-, Cisco-, and PMI- certified and holds the following credentials: MCP, MCSA, MCTS, MCITP, MCS, MCSE, CCNP, ITIL®, and PMP®. You can follow him on Twitter at @CharbelNemnom.

Patrick Lownds

Patrick Lownds is a master-level solution architect working for Pointnext Advisory & Professional Services, in the Hybrid IT COE, for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and is based in London, UK.

He currently works with the most recent versions of Windows Server and System Center and has participated in the Windows Server, System Center, and Microsoft Azure Stack Early Adoption Program.

He is a community blogger for HPE and tweets in his spare time. He can be found on Twitter as @patricklownds.