Date - 09/10
Affected Product Version - NVSD/NVBU
Affected Module & Version - NVSD 1.0 and above/ NVBU 8.5 and above
OS Version - ALL
Application Information - Oracle (All supported versions)
It appears that savesets created with our Oracle APM may insert header information (that appears random to SmartDisk) at small, regular intervals in the file. WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve observed this interval to be 4K bytes in one case.
If you are interested in achieving dedupe within a single full backup for what is perceived to be a sparsely-populated or empty database, you can configure SmartDisk to use smaller chunks sizes.
To set up SmartDisk to use smaller chunk sizes, do the following:
1. Stop the SmartDisk instance
2. Edit the $IDP_ROOT/dedupe/etc/dedupe.cfg file
3. Change the "libchunk.avg_size" variable so that it is set to 1024 bytes or 2048 bytes.
(it's set to 16K bytes by default.)
4. After the change, the dedupe.cfg file sho