[GLLUG] Transferring high volumes of data.

John Edwards john at cornerstonelinux.co.uk
Wed Jun 11 08:44:53 UTC 2014


On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 09:41:30AM +0100, John Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 01:15:21AM +0100, JLMS wrote:
>> I am wondering what are people out there doing to transfer high volumes of
>> data (100 GB or more every time) between geographically distant sites.
> I've used rsync over ssh to shift 100s of GB many times over both LAN
> and Internet (leased line and ADSL). I have found rsync to be very
> efficient in using all available bandwidth, sometimes so much so that
> it interferes with other traffic and we use '--bwlimit' to limit the
> bandwidth it will use.

Forgot to mention the --compress option in rsync is more efficient
than the -C (compress) option in SSH.

|    John Edwards   Email: john at cornerstonelinux.co.uk    |
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