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Backup to Tape

Updated: November 1, 2008

Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2007

When DPM backs up data from the replica to tape, there is no network traffic and therefore no performance impact on the protected computer.

When DPM backs up data from the protected computer directly to tape, there will be an impact on the disk resources and performance on the protected computer. The impact on performance is less when backing up file data than when backing up application data.

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