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Data Deduplication: Backup's Next Frontier

Out of all the new storage technologies that are emerging today, data deduplication is the one gaining the most attention and accolades. Different from compression, data deduplication identifies and gets rid of redundant data, saving companies huge amounts of capacity -- translating into big dollar savings.

This Videocast features storage expert W. Curtis Preston. View this presentation to hear Curtis answer some of the most pressing questions regarding data deduplication and get insight on why this technology is rapidly changing the role of backup.

In this Videocast, Glasshouse Technologies' VP of Data Protection W. Curtis Preston gets into the nitty-gritty on data deduplication.

Curtis covers the basics and gives his take on some of the more common questions surrounding data de-dupe, including:

  • What are the different processes of deduplication and what are the pros and cons of each?
  • What is the impact of data deduplication on storage?
  • How can you maximize the performance in a data deduplication environment?
  • What is the difference between forward referencing and reverse referencing?
  • What are some common misconceptions about data deduplication?
  • What does the future hold for data deduplication?

View this Videocast to learn more.


W. Curtis Preston Independent Backup Expert and executive editor for TechTarget
02 Jan 2008
Jan 2, 2008, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

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