On Dec 11, 2011, at 2:59 PM, Mertol Ozyoney wrote:

> Not exactly. What is dedup'ed is the stream only, which is infect not very
> efficient. Real dedup aware replication is taking the necessary steps to
> avoid sending a block that exists on the other storage system.

These exist outside of ZFS (eg rsync) and scale poorly.

Given that dedup is done at the pool level and ZFS send/receive is done at
the dataset level, how would you propose implementing a dedup-aware
ZFS send command?
 -- richard


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