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.
When I de-duped my MP3 database, it shrank by more than half!
The act of de-duping.
After that de-dupe, my MP3 database took half as much space!
Origin of de-dupe
- de- +"Ž dupe