I’ve said it before… I’m always looking for individuals in the Canadian IT pro community that have expertise they’d like to share. And yes, one more tremendous individual has stepped up.
Islam Gomaa is a Data Protection Manager MVP from Ottawa, Canada, specialised in System Center Products, disaster recovery and system infrastructures running on the Microsoft server technology stack. Islam brings over 12 years of expertise in helping organizations align their business goals using Microsoft technology and deploying Microsoft-based solutions for the private and public sector He is also a member of the Windows Springboard Technical Expert Panel [STEP] for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 having delivered STEP presentations as an evangelist in Ottawa, Edmonton and Calgary. Islam authored some webcasts on Data Protection Manager 2007, 2010 including 300 level “Protecting Applications with DPM2007” and 400 “DPM and Opalis Automation for Disaster Recovery”. Islam presents at TechDays 2010 in Winnipeg Canada and he is always invited to present for both for OWSUG in Ottawa and MITPRO in Montreal.
Islam has a B.Sc. in computer science from Montreal university, and holds several Microsoft technical designations and he is an active member of the IT community.
Islam currently is an IT manager. Islam enjoys sharing his adventures and ideas about system administration through his blog at http://blog.islamgomaa.com and http://www.IslamGomaa.com. Islam is married and is a proud father of one boy “Yassine”.
Here is a great post from Islam on using DMP to backup your environment.
Go download the evaluation today, read the information here and protect your data.
Backing up Applications with DPM 2012 SP1
Application that can be protected natively
- Exchange Server 2013 (only on System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
- Exchange Server 2010.
- Exchange Server 2007
- SQL Server 2012
- SQL Server 2008 R2
- SQL Server 2008
- SharePoint Server 2013 (only on System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM))
- SharePoint Server 2010
- Windows SharePoint Server 3.0
- Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
- Windows Server 2012 (only on SP1)
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows Server 2008
- System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Data Protection Manager (DPM) (only on SP1).
- System Center 2012 System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Applications that can be protected with DPM that it does not protect natively:
System Center Operations Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Team Foundation Server
QuickBooks Enterprise with DPM
Steve Buchanan wrote this blog on how to protect WordPress using System center orchestrator you can use Orchestrator with DPM to protect your worldpress blog, after the Download WordPress Zip , you need to call a DPM activity “Create recovery Point” that backup the download location.