How to roughly calculate storage needed for a backup.

Last post 07-02-2015, 5:33 PM by Ali. 1 replies.
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  • How to roughly calculate storage needed for a backup.
    Posted: 06-29-2015, 6:12 AM

    Hi all.

     

    I once saw a Commvault excel sheet, which could help you calculated the amount of storage needed for a given amount of front end data. Anyone know where to find this?

     

    Or how do you calculate how much storage space is needed for a given amount of front end data?

     

    If for instance, I have 1 TB of data to be backed up using dedub, 6 incr/1 full  pr. week, kept for 6 weeks. 1 Full monthly kept for 5 years. How would you calculate the storage needs?

     

    Thanks

    -Anders

  • Re: How to roughly calculate storage needed for a backup.
    Posted: 07-02-2015, 5:33 PM
    • Ali is not online. Last active: 07-03-2019, 12:32 PM Ali
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    • Joined on 08-05-2010

    Hi Anders,

    Have you seen this, its a good overview of how to put together a Building Block:

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v10/article?p=features/deduplication/deduplication_building_block.htm

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