Windows Server 2012 R2 NTFS Dedup

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Windows Server 2012 R2 NTFS Dedup

Post by HSeldon25034 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:03 am


I have to run a syncbackpro job from a webserver (which **many** sites in the root) to a new location that is running syncbacktouch locally.

Here is a few things:
1) The mirror job source location file quantities to copy are measured in astronomical units
2) The Source server is Windows 2012 R2 and is using the Micrsoft NTFS Data Deduplication to reduce the "real" file size from 348 GB down to 34 GB

Fact: I know I can rely upon SyncBackPro to complete the insane sized jobs like this... correctly... given enough time

However this requires re-hydration of 348 GB of text files
... to transfer them across the 10 GBit LAN to the destination server
... the destination server is also Server 2012 R2 with Microsoft NTFS Data Deduplication engaged

Is there any way (in some future version) that SyncBackPro & SyncBackTouch might be "DeDup Optimized"so if both source+destination servers have loaded the Microsoft NTFS DeDup drivers --> SyncBackPro & SyncBackTouch can sync the dedup data optimized and not require rehydration?


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