[sheepdog] effective storing backups and deduplication

Liu Yuan namei.unix at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 13:08:01 CET 2015

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 03:57:32PM +0400, Vasiliy Tolstov wrote:
> Hi! I need to store user backups and allows to download it. I see in
> google that sheepdog supports deduplication, but can't find info in
> sheepdog docs about it. Does sheepdog support deduplication?

This deduplication is for SD's internal use, to store its own cluster snapshot.

> Also i think not use cluster wide snapshots because i want to dedicate
> backup server from other sheepdog nodes, so i need to copy user vdi
> from compute node to backup node. Does somebody can say how can i do
> that in optimal way?
> Thanks!

How about sheepdog's RESTful storage to store user's backup and downloading?

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