Topics: Data Reduction
As regular readers will remember, back in October we talked about the improvements seen in the most recent update of TSM for Virtual Environments, 6.4.
A great update that was packed full of developments, chief amongst them was the progressive incremental feature, promising faster backups and better data reduction, ultimately resulting in more effective utilisation of your TSM storage. So we decided to test it ourselves.
Although IBM’s claim obviously had some depth, it was all theoretical - everyone in the storage industry knows that there can be a huge disconnect between what software promises and what you actually see being delivered, especially when you’re on the thorny topic of data reduction.