Data Domain Operating System Powering EMC Data Domain Deduplication Storage Systems
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Reliability and Security
The EMC Data Domain Operating System delivers industry-leading speed and efficiency through variable-length deduplication. With performance up to 31 terabytes per hour, organizations can meet the most challenging backup windows while reducing backup and archive storage requirements by 10 to 30 times, making disk a cost-effective alternative to tape.
DD OS enables EMC Data Domain systems to integrate seamlessly with existing infrastructures including leading backup, archive, and enterprise applications. A Data Domain system can protect the entire enterprise including backup for Oracle, Microsoft, VMware, IBM i, open systems, and mainframe environments as well as file and email, database, enterprise content management, and virtual machine archiving.
With the DD OS, organizations can replicate backup and archive data off-site faster, with minimal bandwidth for safe, tape-free disaster recovery. Data Domain systems provide flexible replication topologies to optimize your backups such as full-system mirroring, selective, bidirectional, many-to-one, one-to-many, and cascaded.
Reliability and Security
The Data Domain Data Invulnerability Architecture is core to DD OS and is built into every system, providing the industry’s best defense against data integrity issues. Inline write-and-read verification, continuous fault detection, and self-healing ensure that backup and archive data is accurately stored, retained, and recoverable or accessible throughout its lifecycle on a Data Domain system. Combined with the ability to meet compliance regulations and security requirements, no other storage system provides this level of protection.
DD OS provides secure multitenancy, which delivers data isolation for enterprises and service providers looking to deploy Data Domain systems in a private or public cloud. With secure multitenancy, a Data Domain system logically isolates tenant data, ensuring that each tenant’s data is only visible and accessible to them. Multitenant management and monitoring enables chargeback, trending, and tenant-level reporting.
EMC Data Domain technology optimizes deduplication storage.
Data Invulnerability Architecture
EMC Data Domain systems are designed as the storage of last resort—built to ensure reliable recovery. The EMC Data Domain Data Invulnerability Architecture is built into every Data Domain system to provide the industry’s best defense against data integrity issues.
Inline write and read verification, continuous fault detection, and self-healing ensure that backup and archive data is accurately stored, available, and recoverable throughout its lifecycle on a Data Domain system.
Stream-Informed Segment Layout (SISL) Scaling Architecture
Data Domain systems provide industry leading performance while minimizing disk requirements thanks to the EMC Data Domain Stream-Informed Segment Layout (SISL) scaling architecture. Specifically, SISL leverages the continued advancement of central processing unit (CPU) performance to continuously increase Data Domain system performance by minimizing disk accesses required to deduplicate data. SISL deduplicates data inline by identifying duplicate data segments in memory, which minimizes disk usage. This enables Data Domain system throughput to be CPU-centric, not "spindle bound."
Data Domain Global Compression
Take advantage of an exceptionally efficient, high-performance, inline deduplication technology combined with a local compression technique. The deduplication technology reduces data down to its raw essentials by pooling redundant patterns within a file, across files, and even within a block, only storing unique data segments. Local compression scans the unique data sequence across a local small window of comparison like a tape drive.
Seamlessly integrate EMC Data Domain systems with leading backup, archiving, and enterprise applications including:
EMC Data Domain Boost
Get faster, more efficient backup and disaster recovery.
EMC Data Domain Encryption
Secure backup and archive data.
EMC Data Domain Extended Retention
Replace tape with deduplication storage for long-term backup retention.
EMC Data Domain Management Solutions
Manage deduplication storage systems through a single interface.
EMC Data Domain Replicator
Efficiently replicate your backup and archive data.
EMC Data Domain Retention Lock
Protect your archive data and meet internal governance or regulatory compliance standards.
EMC Data Domain Virtual Tape Library
Seamlessly replace tape with a high-speed, inline deduplication storage system.
Leverage fast, scalable deduplication backup software and system optimized for virtual environments, network-attached storage (NAS) servers, enterprise applications, remote offices, and desktops/laptops.
EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance
Optimize your network-attached storage (NAS) infrastructure with fully automated file tiering, archiving, and file migration.
EMC Data Protection Advisor
Powerful, unified data protection management with automated monitoring, analysis, and reporting across backup, replication, and virtual environments.
EMC Disk Library for mainframe
Store various data types with EMC Disk Library for mainframe, a full mainframe virtual tape library with traditional and deduplication storage support.
Centralize backup and recovery, bridging traditional and next-generation data protection to safeguard information across the data center.
Gain faster, more frequent backup and eliminate backup impact on application servers.
EMC SourceOne Archiving Family
Lower costs, improve operational efficiency, mitigate risk and enable litigation readiness with email archiving and management.
ESGEMC Continues to Innovate to an Ever Broadening Data Domain Ecosystem
IDCThe ROI of Consolidating Backup and Archive Data
IDCWorldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance 2012-2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares
Arcadia Group Ltd.Arcadia Group Ltd.
RodaleSpeeding Backups and Reducing Costs with Integrated EMC Backup and Recovery Solution
Data and Spec Sheets
- EMC Data Domain Operating System
- EMC Data Domain Software Data Sheet
- EMC Data Domain Systems Spec Sheet
- Deduplication Solutions Are Not All Created Equal, Why Data Domain
- EMC Data Domain Data Invulnerability Architecture - A Detailed Review
- EMC Data Domain Stream-Informed Segment Layout (SISL) Scaling Architecture
- White Paper - The Business Value of Data Domain
- Why Secure Multi-Tenancy with Data Domain Systems?
IT BUSINESS EDGEEMC Looks to Unify Backup and Archiving
TECH TARGETAfter 10 Years, Dedupe Technology Leads Backup Appliances, Software
The RegisterEMC Jazzes up its Archive Offerings
News & Blogs
April 3, 2014EMC Redefines Data Protection for a Software-Defined World
Jul 10, 2013EMC Elevates Data Protection Strategy with Sweeping Array of New Products
April 26, 2013A Decade of Dedupe… and Data Domain
April 16, 2013EMC Data Domain and EMC SourceOne: Taking Data Protection to the Next Level