Tools to find duplicate files on muliple file servers

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  • jdupes

    A powerful duplicate file finder and an enhanced fork of 'fdupes'.

    Jdupes. There are precompiled 64-bit and 32-bit Win32 packages, and Linux is supported. It's a fork of fdupes, which was Linux/Unix only.

  • dupeguru

    Find duplicate files

    Identify the duplicates, estimate your storage savings and remove duplicates using Dedupe analyzer and dedupeGuru. https://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind-deduplication-analyzer https://dupeguru.voltaicideas.net/ WinMerge can be used as well, especially if you have more than two locations to compare. https://winmerge.org/ Prior to removing any data, ensure you have a recent backup job finished successfully.

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    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services. Easy to start, it is available in the cloud or on-premises.

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