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Who Compress Data

i am using HP Data Protector Express 3.10-sp4

and 800GB LTO Media but it will backup only 350gb so Who to compress Data ?
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Re: Who Compress Data

Several things effect compression.

I assume you are using a LTO3/Ultrium3 tape drive and have selected to use hardware compression. Make sure you are not also selecting software compression. This will actually result in making the files use more room on tape than hardware compression alone.

The second factor is what type of data you are compessing. Media files like MP3, jpeg, and mpeg files are already highly compressed and connot be compressed further.

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