In the first two installations of this blog, I discussed the business benefits of deduplication and how the technology works. I examined the different types of deduplication available, such as file-based and block-based versioning and hashing, and the pros and cons of each.
At this point, you may be scratching your head about how to apply deduplication to your enterprise or service organization. This is perfectly reasonable, as several terms have been bandied about by vendors in the industry regarding which type of deduplication is the best. Here's the breakdown and deep-dive into each of the main
Common deduplication implementation methods: The definitions:
Deduplication implementation methods: The details: