De-dupe meaning

De-dupe stands for de-duplication and is defined as optimizing data storage by eliminating duplicate copies of data.

An example of de-dupe is to remove multiple copies of the same file that are stored in a database in multiple locations.

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(computing) To remove duplicate entries from a list or database.

When I de-duped my MP3 database, it shrank by more than half!

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(informal) Deduplication.
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(informal) Deduplicate.
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The act of de-duping.

After that de-dupe, my MP3 database took half as much space!

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Origin of de-dupe

  • de- +"Ž dupe
    From Wiktionary