Fix: Veeam Failed to check whether snapshot is in progress (network mode). The RPC server is unavailable. Code 1722 1

Background Whilst migrating some service roles from Windows server 2008 R2 to Server 2016 I noticed that the Veeam backups of the new servers were failing with the error Failed to check whether snapshot is in progress (network mode). RPC function failed. Function name [IsSnapshotInProgress] Target Machine [MachineName] RPC error. The […]


Scale Computing HC3 Cloud Unity – Whats that about then? 1

Background. I recently returned from Tech Field Day 15 where Scale Computing was giving the delegates an overview of their very recently announced HC3 Cloud Unity with Google Cloud Platform. I will be honest, up until setting foot in the fabulous Scale Computing office in San Francisco, all I knew […]


DataCore MaxParallel for SQL Server – Whats that about then? 1

Background. I recently returned from Tech Field Day 15 where DataCore was giving the delegates an overview of their MaxParallel solution for SQL server. DataCore has a long established history in dealing with getting more performance from less with such products as SANSymphony and Hyperconverged Virtual SAN by leveraging Parallel […]