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Backup & Recovery for SQL Server Guide: EMC Data Domain Deduplication Storage Systems
For admins managing Microsoft SQL Server databases, there's a plethora of options and trade-offs when selecting a backup strategy. Some admins prefer native SQL Server backups to third-party applications, but those native backups don't provide automated media management capabilities and they utilize expensive disk rather than tape or off-site copies.
This paper breaks down another approach to addressing the legacy shortcomings of native SQL Server database backups: Deduplication storage systems. Access this best practices planning guide now to explore these solutions in-depth and to get the scoop on dedupe storage and more, such as:
- Advantages of dedupe storage for SQL Server
- Best practices for compression, encryption, multiplexing, backup and 4 more topics
- Solution planning and integration
- And more