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January 2020

Backup deduplication: a complete guide

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There are many elements to consider in picking the backup deduplication technology that fits best. How do zone-level and block-level deduplication compare? What about inline versus post-processing deduplication? What are the differences between deduplication and compression? How important are deduplication ratios? Check out this complete e-guide to backup deduplication.

Table Of Contents

  • Inline deduplication vs. post-processing: Data dedupe best practices
  • How does deduplication in cloud computing work and is it beneficial?
  • Compression, deduplication and encryption: What's the difference?
  • Block-level deduplication vs. zone-level deduplication
  • Can your deduplication process be improved with semantic dedupe?
  • Inline deduplication fits well with hyper-converged IT
  • Data reduction methods for virtualized environments
  • Data reduction methods for the all-flash data center
  • Quest launches QoreStor for appliance-free dedupe
  • Veritas 360 Data Management embraces cloud, dedupe, NoSQL
  • Acronis Backup software adds ransomware protection, improved dedupe
  • IBM adds deduplication to Spectrum Virtualize, and Storwize arrays
  • Pure launches ObjectEngine cloud dedupe, plus inter-rack NVMe
  • How do compression and deduplication affect performance?
  • Is deduplication ratio an important backup consideration?
  • Should the data dedupe process ever be disabled by admins?

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