Windows 2012 deuplicaiton vhdx

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Windows 2012 deuplicaiton vhdx

Veeam Logoby frankive » Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:52 am

When I run a physical Veeamserver with deduplication turned on a Windows Server 2012 on a physical drive i get extremee good results.
I wonder, if i virtualize Veeam and my vm backups are stored in a large .vhdx fil saved on a deduplicated volume, will the system be intelligent enough to save the same amount of space? Or is it recommended to store Veeam backup file directly on the volumes?
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Re: Windows 2012 deuplicaiton vhdx

Veeam Logoby foggy » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:21 am

Frank, aside from the size aspect, storing backups on virtual disk is indeed not considered as best practice.
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