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back to article Shoden takes lego approach to de-duped mainframe VTL

Better mousetraps selling for less money seem a good idea in straightened times. That's what a South African system integrator has built and is using to expand into the UK. The product is QuickRecover, a de-duplicating mainframe virtual tape library (VTL). Shoden Data Systems partners with Hitachi Data Systems, Luminex, Data …

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De duplicating

"strip out repetitive patterns at block level and so greatly reduce the amount of data actually written to disk."

Err...so what makes that different from conventional data compression?

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Coat

Surely

...If this is a Lego approach then it is "de-duplo"?

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