Patent Number: 8,719,234

Title: Handling rewrites in deduplication systems using data parsers

Abstract: Methods, computer systems, and computer program products for deduplicating data are provided. Data is parsed to identify portions of metadata within the data. The data and identified portions of metadata are processed by a deduplication engine to be storable in a single repository. The deduplication engine is adapted for deduplicating the data without at least one of deduplicating and indexing the identified portions of metadata.

Inventors: Akirav; Shay Haim (Tel Aviv, IL), Caro; Aviv (Tel-Aviv, IL)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018