Quest Software's New SmartDiff Technology Fits SQL Server Backups in the Palm of Your Hand

Friday Jun 5th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Patent-pending technology takes storage savings from 20:1 to 40:1 - the equivalent of more than a terabyte of data held on a USB thumb drive.

[From Quest Software, Inc.]

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 4, 2009 – Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT) today unveiled SmartDiff, an innovative, patent-pending technology built into the latest version of its backup and recovery solution, LiteSpeed for SQL Server. With SmartDiff, LiteSpeed for SQL Server's compression ratio jumps from 20:1 up to 40:1, providing powerful SQL backup compression that is comparable to storing more than a terabyte of data on a single USB thumb drive. The result is a unique backup and recovery approach, unmatched in flexibility, that greatly reduces backup times, creates a significantly smaller storage footprint, and maintains a high level of recoverability.

The article continues at http://www.quest.com/newsroom/news-releases-show.aspx?contentid=9808

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