While there's little concern about the benefits of data deduplication, there are some key things to keep in mind to get the most bang for your buck.
So before you go ahead and integrate the technology into your backup environment, check out our Top 10 Tips and Guides on data dedupe. Whether you're wondering which dedupe product best fits the needs of your backup environment or you need tips for getting upper management on board, we have your answers.
Check out our Top 10 Data Deduplication resources today!
- Dedupe Dos and Don'ts: Data Deduplication Technology Best Practices
Learn best practices for implementing data deduplication into your backup system from Executive Editor and independent backup expert W. Curtis Preston.
- Data Deduplication Technology Tutorial: A Guide to Data Deduping and Backup
In this data deduplication technology tutorial, learn what to look for in a data dedupe product, the differences between inline and post-processing deduplication, and the importance of global deduplication.
- Using Data Deduplication Tools in Disk Backup and Recovery
The market for data deduplication tools is getting crowded and confusing. Avoid trouble by knowing where and how to use data deduplication.
- Evaluating a Data Deduplication Product for Data Backup and Recovery
When evaluating a data deduplication product, cost, performance, scalability and the deduplication domain are just a few of the considerations. Here's what else you need to think about when buying a dedupe product.
- Target-based Data Deduplication Technology Product Considerations
Learn what to look for in target-based data deduplication products in this tip from backup expert W. Curtis Preston.
- Data Deduplication and Backup: An Essential Guide to Data Dedupe Technology
Get insight into some data deduplication best practices in this essential guide on data dedupe and backup technology. Read about restoring dedupe data, how to choose a data dedupe product and more.
- Understanding Data Deduplication Ratios in Backup Systems
Data deduplication ratios can be very confusing. Check out this tip to learn how to estimate a data deduplication ratio in your backup system and how to evaluate a dedupe product.
- Data Deduplication Technology: The Business Case for Dedupe
If you've considered implementing data deduplication, you may be asked how it will benefit your business. This tip will help you decide if dedupe is right for your business, and make a business case for data deduplication.
- Primary Storage Data Reduction Techniques for Small and Medium Businesses
Data reduction is essential in a data storage environment and the benefits of these technologies have now become more tangible for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Learn which primary storage data reduction technique is right for your SMB.
- Data Deduplication Technology Implementation Approaches: Dedupe and Disk Backup
In this video, W. Curtis Preston explains why disk is used in a data backup system and how it builds a strong foundation in a data storage environment.