[CentOS] Deduplication data for CentOS?

Bob Hepple bob.hepple at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 00:01:11 EDT 2012

Rainer Traut <tr.ml at ...> writes:

> Hi list,
> is there any working solution for deduplication of data for centos?
> We are trying to find a solution for our backup server which runs a bash 
> script invoking xdelta(3). But having this functionality in fs is much 
> more friendly...
> We have looked into lessfs, sdfs and ddar.
> Are these filesystems ready to use (on centos)?
> ddar is sthg different, I know.
> Thx
> Rainer

Not sure if it's already been mentioned but storeBackup uses rsync and hardlinks
to minimise storage - and it break up big files and backs up the fragments
separately. May help ...

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