Currently OnApp, compressed backups with Gzip.
Gzip uses a single processor core to compress the information.
This implies that for example a backup of a disk of a VM that has occupied 75GB of information, take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes in a 10G network.
Today's servers have a lot more power that is not used.
Pigz, can be an ideal way to compress the backup solution because it works like Gzip, but has the advantage of being multithreaded.
This can greatly reduce the time that the backup server dedicated to the backup process.
With this change, backing up a VM that has occupied 75GB, it can be reduced to 35 minutes aproximandamente, so you can get the same backup server, can run more backup jobs in the same period of time, and better use of existing technology.
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