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Monitoring the Deduplicated Storage Policy Copies

The Deduplicated Storage Policy Copy summary is useful to monitor the deduplication savings by Storage Policy Copy. It allows to determine the amount of data written on the disk and view the storage policy copy properties.

About This Task

The Deduplicated Storage Policy Copy summary includes the following:

Properties

Options Description
Storage Policy The name of the storage policy
Storage Policy Copy The type of storage policy copy
Total Application Size The total amount of application data that was backed up
Total Data Size on Disk The amount of deduplicated data that was written on the disk
Deduplication Savings The amount of deduplication savings by a storage policy copy
Free Space (GB) on Library The amount of free space that is available on the library that is associated with the storage policy copy
Retention Days The number of days that you want to retain the backed up data
Retention Cycles The number of full backup cycles that you want to retain

Charts

The Charts contain the following information:

  • The Data Written by Storage Policy Copy graph displays the amount of application data and the data written on a disk.
  • The Deduplication Savings by DDB graph displays the amount of savings of each DDB, including Sealed DDB, for that storage policy copy.

Databases Table

Column Description
Deduplication Engine Name The name of the deduplication database
Creation Time The date and time when the deduplication database was created for that storage policy copy
Baseline Size The estimated size that is required on the disk for backup data when the existing deduplication database is sealed
Total Application Size The size of the backed up data before deduplication
Total Data Size on Disk The amount of deduplicated data that was written on the disk
Deduplication Savings The amount of deduplication savings by a storage policy copy
Number of Partitions The total number of partitions that are configured on the deduplication database
Average Q&I Time (µs) The average time (in micro seconds) that was taken for insertion and query of signature in the deduplication database
Total number of Unique Blocks The number of unique blocks that are managed by the DDB for that storage policy copy

Procedure

  1. From the CommCell Browser, expand Storage Resources > Deduplication Engines.
  2. Select the appropriate storage policy copy.

    A tab for the summary opens in the CommCell Console.

    Also, to view properties of a storage policy copy, right-click the storage policy/storage policy copy, and then click Properties.