Well , here is my deduplication story with NBU 7…..
Be gentle, not good at compositions but had to Blog it (not used to it either) just in case anyone has the same issues.
These are personal experiences and may not work for you.May give you ideas though
The plan of the new setup was that one those two media srv’s -the first- receives the data from 385 wan clients and then optimized dudeped them to the second “disaster” media server.Later on we will merge one old nbu 6.0 with the newer one
The files were mostly user files (docs , pst’s, some images and exports of SQLs)
The initial hardware consisted of NBU 7.01 master server (ESX VM windows 2003 64Bit/2 cores/4GB mem/enough storage).
We had two media servers (must was ibm 3640 x64 , 8Gbyte ram ) with MSDP pools on some 2TB volumes (sata disks, svc managed , most likely stripe across one or more array ) .The tape library was a partition...