For those that are unfamiliar with DPM 2007 licensing, I just recorded a licensing podcast on Edge.Technet.com This is the 3rd of many installments on point topics over DPM 2007 SP1 – and I will continue to blog here as new ones post every week or so. Check out the series of podcasts on Edge. … Read more
Hello friends, Just posted over on the DPM Product Team blog on this — including discussion points on: — How Microsoft customers were protecting Exchange previously — Design goals and feature decisions for DPM 2007 — Supportability issues with other Exchange backup/replication solutions — What lies ahead for Exchange mailbox recovery … Read more
DPM 2007 has a really simple licensing model: DPM Server – for the back-end platform(s) Standard DPML – for file protection Enterprise DPML – for file and application platform There aren’t any Open File managers, library agents, etc. You don’t have to buy # Exchange Agents, # SharePoint agents, # SQL Server agents, etc. – … Read more
Last month, I was interviewed on some key DPM position questions like: Why is Microsoft in the backup business? What makes DPM 2007 special? What environments does DPM 2007 fit best in? If these sound interesting to you, check out this short 5-minute podcast.
I just finished a very busy week at the SQL Server Users’ Conference (http://www.sqlpass.org/). We started with the first public viewing of an early DPM 2007 “Release Candidate” (yes, you heard right) for around 2000 customers, partners and vendor-folk… where we demonstrated DPM protecting SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008. It was very cool, … Read more