EMC DL3D: A post-processing target dedupe system

I remember when I first started talking to Quantum about dedupe and they were trying to call their “immediate” deduplication “inline” because it’s happening at the same time as backup.  They eventually stopped referring to it as inline, as it does not meet the definition of inline dedupe that was around long before they came out with their product.  Unfortunately, now that EMC is now selling their Quantum-based product, they’re apparently trying to do the same thing – or at least one of their bloggers is. As usual, I’m drawing a very thick line between inline and post-process.  Click Read More to see why.

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