An Optimized Way for Backing up Block Level Data

Syed Tahseen Ahmed, Divakara N


Every day as our need to depend upon technology increases, the amount of user data as well as the accompanying system data being generated is huge. The data could range from as simple as personal photographs and videos to as complex as large user databases managed by big companies and corporations.

Large amount of data also increases the problem of archiving data. As more and more data is generated, the harder the task of backing up data to avoid from data corruption and data loss. There are various techniques to backup data; each new technique trying to be more effective and efficient than the previous one.

In this paper, we propose a technique to backup data, which can reduce the bandwidth utilization of the network, as well as the space utilization in the archiving device.

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