2011-02-09 01:13 AM
I was just wondering about deduplication schedules. Now that we have more and more systems running dedupe these days scheduling the runs can be a bit tricky, notably when we deal with older systems with maybe not much IOPS and CPU to spare. My question is whether there is a possibility to either schedule dedupe runs per month or to set it to run automatically but have it honor a runtime of 20:00 -> 06:00 when it runs. The default schedule option per week is not enough when dealing with many volumes in my opinion.
can operation manager help out in some way?
2011-03-31 10:50 PM
Keith Aasen has given his input to this over at his blog:
Basically saying to run dedupe every night, which in practice should shorten the runtime enough to prevent resource contention.