The End of Mundane Backup with Transformational Technologies

Cloud Backup and Recovery Journal

Subscribe to Cloud Backup and Recovery Journal: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts newslettersWeekly Newsletters
Get Cloud Backup and Recovery Journal: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Cloud Backup Authors: Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Yeshim Deniz, Vaibhaw Pandey, Elizabeth White

Related Topics: Cloud Computing, Memopal, Cloud Hosting & Service Providers Journal, Cloud Backup and Recovery Journal, Platform as a Service, Java in the Cloud

Blog Feed Post

Cloud Storage Performance series: Implications of Deduplication

by Greg Roody

Deduplication is an advanced data reduction technique which can have a large impact on the amount of storage space required for data.  In the case of backup, it is especially effective because typically the same data will be repeatedly sent to the backup store.   Almost every backup product on the market today offers deduplication based backup to disk (B2D), and the rest have it on their roadmaps.

Because you can configure these backup-to-disk servers to write to a Cloud Storage appliance like CloudArray (and thus replicate your backup store to Cloud Storage, B2D2C), how you configure your appliance will end up having a large impact on performance due to the unique characteristics of deduplication engines

Read the full story after the fold....

read more

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By Nicos Vekiarides

Nicos Vekiarides is the Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of TwinStrata. He has spent over 20 years in enterprise data storage, both as a business manager and as an entrepreneur and founder in startup companies.

Prior to TwinStrata, he served as VP of Product Strategy and Technology at Incipient, Inc., where he helped deliver the industry's first storage virtualization solution embedded in a switch. Prior to Incipient, he was General Manager of the storage virtualization business at Hewlett-Packard. Vekiarides came to HP with the acquisition of StorageApps where he was the founding VP of Engineering. At StorageApps, he built a team that brought to market the industry's first storage virtualization appliance. Prior to StorageApps, he spent a number of years in the data storage industry working at Sun Microsystems and Encore Computer. At Encore, he architected and delivered Encore Computer's SP data replication products that were a key factor in the acquisition of Encore's storage division by Sun Microsystems.