Monday, January 5, 2009

Data Deduplication

IEEE Computer recently published a short survey on data deduplication. Conceptually deduplication is isomorphic to the named data approach I posted about a few weeks ago.

The vendors discussed include

Since I'm not sure how long the pdf of the article will be available, I'm posting this as a follow up to my previous post.

My preference would be to see these capabilities built right into the internet/operating systems rather than separate utility servers.