Veeam Data Platform: Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager support

Effective April 18, 2024, Veeam Data Platform supports host-based backups of VMs running on Oracle Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor.


What is Veeam Data Platform?

The Veeam Data Platform is a comprehensive data protection solution designed to provide security, recovery, and freedom for data across various environments.

The platform offers:

  • Compatibility Across Platforms: Integration with a range of virtualization platforms and clouds is a key feature, including VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, Nutanix AHV, Red Hat OpenShift Virtualization, Red Hat OpenShift and now Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager. The Veeam Universal License enables this extensive support.
  • Data Portability: The ability to migrate between virtualization platforms without data management issues or vendor constraints is facilitated by a portable data format.
  • Reliable Data Protection: The platform includes immutable backup and instant recovery options to maintain the security and availability of critical data across different virtualization platforms.
  • Efficiency in Operations: Managing data across various virtualized and hybrid cloud environments is streamlined, improving operational efficiency and reducing complexity.
  • Centralized Management: A single, centralized interface allows the monitoring and management of data protection across multiple virtualization platforms.


Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager support within Veeam Data Platform

Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager is a server virtualization management platform designed to configure, monitor, and manage an Oracle Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) environment. The Veeam Data Platform now offers enhanced support for Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager, delivering extensive protection capabilities for virtual environments. Veeam Backup for Oracle Linux KVM and Red Hat Virtualization v4.1 brings robust full VM recovery features and secure backup management processes that comply with regulatory standards.

It represents a significant enhancement, offering organizations using Oracle Linux Virtualization with oVirt advanced capabilities for data protection and disaster recovery (oVirt is a free open-source virtualization solution designed to manage your entire enterprise infrastructure). This version is crucial as it broadens the support for KVM with oVirt, ensuring effective workload protection and seamless integration with oVirt using the Veeam Plugin for oVirt.


Features of Veeam Backup for Oracle Linux KVM and Red Hat Virtualization v4.1

Veeam Backup for Oracle Linux KVM and Red Hat Virtualization v4.1 includes several features, such as:

  • Tailored Data Protection: The system offers strong data protection capabilities that are specifically designed for oVirt KVM environments.
  • Streamlined Backup Process: It enhances the processes to protect virtual machines and ensures their recoverability in disaster scenarios.
  • Data Integrity and Availability: Data integrity and availability are maintained across Veeam’s diverse storage targets to enhance resilience.
  • Versatile Recovery Options: The platform provides versatile recovery options, allowing for the restoration of virtual machines within the oVirt KVM ecosystem or through cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud.
  • Instant Recovery Feature: This critical feature supports mobility by enabling swift restoration to alternate hypervisors such as Nutanix AHV, VMware vSphere, and Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • File and Folder Level Recovery: It allows for file and folder level recovery from the guest operating systems of oVirt VMs, including the capability to attach restored oVirt VM disks to active VMs on oVirt KVM hosts.
  • Advanced Data Management: The system includes advanced data management functionality, offering export capabilities for converting backed-up oVirt VM disks into common formats such as VMDK, VHD, and VHDX. This enables secure, read-only access to disk data on any server.


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