Performance of File Backup Feature

Summary

File Backup, fast in comparison with Volume Backup, is unfitted for backing up high-volume files / folders.
You are recommended to use Volume Backup feature for backing up high-volume files / folders.
The test results comparing the performance of Volume Backup and File Backup are shown below.

Test Environment:
AIP2022
Windows Server: 2019
File Size: 6.67 TB
Total number of files: 42000 thousand
Totatl number of folders: 5700 thousand

・File Backup
Full Backcup: About 32 hours
Incremental Backup: About 4 hours (3 byte data written in text file)
・Volume Backup
Full Backcup: About 21 hours
Incremental Backup: About 5 minutes (3 byte data written in text file)

Target Product

– ActiveImage Protector 2022



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