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Pros and Cons of Deduplication in Backup

Deduplication is a specialized data compression technique designed to eliminate duplicate copies of repeating data. It comprises three different methods, each with its own set of rules and extent functions. Depending on the nature of your data, deduplication ratios will vary. Most software is able to achieve 15 percent deduplication or better, depending on the…
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Multi-Tenancy and the Cloud

Multi-tenancy is the foundational process of cloud computing. It operates in degrees that help incorporate all layers of both public and private cloud systems. It offers easy customization between groups and individuals and is capable of delivering full economy of scale. What Is a Tenant Application? A tenant is any kind of application, be it…
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Bare Metal. Not One-Size-Fits-All Solution

Bare metal backup, or image backup, is a powerful backup and recovery solution. It copies the entire hard drive block by block without working around complex application logic, rather than treating data as bits and bytes stored in hard drive sectors. Subsequent backups can detect and only copy changed blocks. Some bare metal backup solutions…
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Scalability: An Overlooked Consideration in Centralized Backup and Recovery

Ideally, IT departments in a mid to large size enterprises prefer to deploy a single backup solution to manage data protection on all devices, ranging from a handful to thousands of devices which include servers, workstations, laptops and mobile devices. In having a holistic and integrated backup, it is easier to evaluate storage capacity needed,…
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