Tag Archives: Snapshot

VMware Snapshot Overview

This post will talk about how VMware snapshots work, what they should and should not be used for, and provide a demonstration. A snapshot preserves the state and data of a virtual machine from a specific point in time. You can create multiple snapshots to save the virtual machine in different stages of a work […]

Nimble Snapshots

When you take a snapshot of a volume or LUN it provides a point in time copy of the data by copying the metadata, almost instantaneously. Traditionally when taking a snapshot at storage level the metadata is copied and then any subsequent writes are done at the same time as copying the changed block to […]