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Mostafa Khalil  

PowerShell Friday: Snapshots

PowerShell Friday: Snapshots

PowerShell Friday: Snapshots

Virtual machine snapshots areuseful for sysadmins, since theypreserve the state of a virtual machine’s virtual disk and, optionally, virtual memory before upgrading an application for example. VM Snapshots are also taken by a lot ofbackup applications for VMs at the start of the backup and then removed at the end of the backup. Since the original vmdk is frozen and all changes are written to the snapshotfile it can get big real fast, especially on machines that do a lot of write actions. Next…Read More

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