September 28, 2015
Understanding the real impact of deduplication is critical for any IT professional in the modern datacenter. This is true from both performance and capacity perspectives. Choosing the right storage solution is a long-term commitment. Choose wisely by understanding the impact of a key data service functionality such as deduplication.
In the past deduplication, or dedupe, was a feature highly priced and only available from a small number of vendors. However, as the IT community began to see the explosion of data created and used by their machines, business consumers and applications, dedupe went from a nice to have feature to a critical data service.