Calsoft was engaged with the client in developing VMware vSphere Custom Backup with Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) for Application Consistent Snapshots.
- Overcome performance issues of VMware vSphere for application consistent snapshots during creation, deletion and using snapshots as backups. With VSS, snapshot time was reduced by 60%
- Created application consistent hot backups of a VM using VSS and bypassing the VMware snapshotting mechanism
- Health check for various VSS components, Windows Services and status of client VSS Hardware Provider