The use of the VDDK APIs is allowed by VMware only with ESXi licensed hosts.
VDDK libraries allow:
- better backup performance;
- thin provisioning disk backups;
- incremental backups.
The installation is quite easy. While configuring a VMware vSphere virtual machine backup, Uranium will show you the link for the download of the VDDK. You only have to specify the path of the zip file: