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EMC Avamar Data Domain Replication Performance Turning

I recently worked on a performance turning for the backup solution with below components:

  • EMC Avamar as the backup server at DC1 and DC2;
  • Data Domain as the backup target storages at DC1 and DC2; and
  • Backup datasets are replicated between DC1 and DC2.

The backup client is Avamar NDMP node at both sites. The 50TB ISILON CIFS shares can be backed up in 2 hours by Avamar through NDMP. However, the replication of the daily backup to peer DC can take more than 24 hours.

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