Windows Server 2008 R2: LUN Resync fast recovery scenario

Windows Server 2008 R2 (download), comes enabled a hardware shadow copy scenario commonly known as LUN Resync or LUN Revert, which enables the restore of a volume from an existing shadow copy. This article provides some context around the use cases and an overview of the APIs that we’ve introduced to support the scenario.  LUN Resync is […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 (download), comes enabled a hardware shadow copy scenario commonly known as LUN Resync or LUN Revert, which enables the restore of a volume from an existing shadow copy. This article provides some context around the use cases and an overview of the APIs that we’ve introduced to support the scenario. 

LUN Resync is a fast recovery scheme that leverages storage array capabilities to restore data from a shadow copy. In a typical scenario, an application administrator might create a hardware shadow copy of a line-of-business application database every day and keep recovery points for as far back as a week.

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