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March 24, 2023
Backup and DR Service release 18.104.22.1688 is now available. This release includes:
Backup and DR Service now supports archive snapshots for Compute Engine instance backups.
Simplified experience for updating backup/recovery appliances from the management console.
March 17, 2023
If you are in a region where Hyperdisk Extreme is available, then a mount as a new Compute Engine instance may fail unless you change the boot disk disktype away from Hyperdisk Extreme. This is because images cannot be created using Hyperdisk Extreme disks. In addition, the target instance requires 64 CPUs or more and each disk being created must be 64 GB or larger.
If you are in a region where Hyperdisk Extreme is available, then a mount to an existing Compute Engine instance may fail unless you change the disktype away from Hyperdisk Extreme. This is because the target instance requires 64 CPUs or more and the disk being created needs to be 64 GB or larger.
March 06, 2023
Backup and DR Service now supports logging and alerting via Cloud Logging and Cloud Monitoring. It:
- Supports centralized logging of backup events.
- Enables users to view backup events in Cloud Logging with custom filters.
- Enables users to configure alerts for backup events via email, SMS, Slack, PagerDuty, and more – all within Cloud Monitoring.
February 21, 2023
Google Cloud Backup and DR is now available under Google Cloud terms of service.
January 31, 2023
Backup and DR release 22.214.171.1244 is now available. This release includes bug fixes and supportability improvements.
Fixed issue where backup/recovery appliance deployment would fail in some limited circumstances
Adds project cleanup guidance where Backup and DR components are deleted or disabled.
Improves metrics reporting for ongoing management console and backup/recovery appliance supportability.
January 03, 2023
Backup and DR release 126.96.36.19932 is now available. This release:
- Improves the ease of use for Compute Engine instances by eliminating creation of service account, cloud credentials, cloud storage bucket, and OnVault pool.
- Addresses security concerns by removing the need to export private keys.
- Supports restoring Compute Engine instances to its appropriate sole-tenant node.
September 30, 2022
Backup and DR is now generally available.
September 09, 2022
Announcing Google Cloud Backup and DR Service, a managed backup and disaster recovery (DR) service for centralized, application-consistent data protection. Protect workloads running in Google Cloud and on-premises by backing them up to Google Cloud.
Coming late September, 2022.
June 01, 2022
Backup and DR is now in Private Preview. For information about how to use Backup and DR, see the product documentation.