February 2016

Backup Exec and Deduplication

Backup Exec’s deduplication option offers technologies to reduce the space needed for backup-to-disk. In addition to this, deduplication may help you to reduce the network load resulting from backups. The minimum hardware requirements for deduplication with Backup Exec are: One quad-core CPU or two dual-core CPUs. Eight Gigabyte free memory for up to five Terabyte …

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Using Backup Exec with OST appliances

Backup Exec’s deduplication license offers you three different flavors of deduplication: Server-side dedupe, client-side dedupe and appliance dedupe. The latter is the one I want to give you a closer look today. To can find more details regarding deduplication with Backup Exec in my post Backup Exec and Deduplication. In order to use appliance deduplication …

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