Backup Systems and Services

Backup and Disaster Recovery: What You Need to Know About Data Reduction Techniques!

Provided by Veeam

Category Backup Systems and Services

Type Analyst Report

Length 15

Publish Date December 12 2017

Date posted January 29 2018


Because backup applications typically keep many historic versions of the system image being protected, much redundancy exists from one version to the next. Data reduction techniques for backup are designed to minimize the amount of data required to represent a full system image, consisting of the operating system, applications and data. This paper examines the trade-offs between data reduction techniques, and the monetary and time costs associated with various available techniques.

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