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Tech Brief

LiteSpeed for SQL Server Performance Evaluation

With the increasing size of datasets being managed by SQL Server, database professionals need to be able to effectively manage these datasets. Day-to-day management includes backup and recovery, efficiently managing storage space, and optimizing performance of backup and recovery operations - meeting maintenance windows. 

Quest used NetVault LiteSpeed™ for SQL Server to demonstrate three factors affecting database backup and recovery performance: the effect of striping a backup across multiple disks, data compressibility (the type of data you are backing up), and scaling hardware.