Overview

Important

Starting from version 5.0, Veeam Backup for Google Cloud is part of the Veeam Backup & Replication solution, and some features are available only for backup appliances managed by Veeam Backup & Replication. For more information, see Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication.

Veeam Backup for Google Cloud is a solution developed for protection and disaster recovery tasks for Google Cloud environments. With Veeam Backup for Google Cloud, you can perform the following operations:

  • Create image-level backups and cloud-native snapshots of VM instances.
  • Create image-level backups and cloud-native snapshots of Cloud SQL instances.
  • [Available only for backup appliances managed by Veeam Backup & Replication] Create image-level backups and cloud-native snapshots of Cloud Spanner instances.
  • Keep the backed-up data in cost-effective, long-term Google storage buckets.
  • Restore entire Cloud SQL instances and specific Cloud SQL databases.
  • Restore entire VM instances, individual persistent disks, and guest OS files and folders.
  • [Available only for backup appliances managed by Veeam Backup & Replication] Restore entire VM instances to Microsoft Azure, AWS and Nutanix AHV.
  • [Available only for backup appliances managed by Veeam Backup & Replication] Perform Instant Recovery of VM instances to VMware vSphere and Hyper-V environments, and to Nutanix AHV clusters.
  • Restore entire Cloud Spanner instances and specific Cloud Spanner databases.

Note

Veeam Backup for Google Cloud is built on top of Veeam Backup & Replication. This guide assumes that you have a good understanding of the Veeam Backup & Replication solution.