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Backup Compression and Storage Deduplication - A Perfect Match?

SQL Server DBAs across the industry are facing the question of whether or not to place database backups on deduplication storage and, if compressing backups while using deduplication storage is a good idea. In this white paper, we will provide background on the practice of deduplication - how it works and its various types - as well as some of the benefits. We will also provide recommendations for DBAs who want to improve their database backup practices using these methods.