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Hardware-accelerated filer supplier BlueArc has stopped replicating useless data with its latest software release. Replication involves sending copied storage data to a nearby or remote storage array for disaster-recovery protection. The JetMirror feature of version 8 of BlueArc's System Software is claimed to replicate large …

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Gates Halo

Sounds very much like...

... Volume Shadow Copy and Remote Differential Compression, both baked into Windows (Windows Storage Server also has a Single Instance Storage service) for no additional cost...

I suppose the hardware accelerated part is the difference here...?

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more scalable too

also more scalable, nobody in their right mind would run 100+TB file server off a windows (or generic linux for that matter) system.

bluearc isn't a SOHO solution.

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Happy

Yesterday's technology today!

D from NetApp...

NetApp has had thin replication relying on only sending actual changed blocks - since it was first launched many years ago.

It is indeed a very useful feature and good for Bluearc that they finally have it.

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