[Nottingham] Parallel rsync appears to be a thing now

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Thu Jun 6 13:44:27 UTC 2019


Thanks for that one. That gives a good summary. Very good it mentions
the networky stuff that constrains the data rates for whichever
protocols and methods are used...

Bookmarked! :-)


On 06/06/2019 11:51, J J wrote:
> No, I have people who insist on using Robocopy because "That's parallel
> and must be faster". Also, no rsync on Windows :(
> For large transfers we actually still use sneaker-net, it may or may not
> be faster but it's easier to get approval.
> Although you still have to get the data /on to/ the discs, which brings
> me to this fascinating article:
> http://moo.nac.uci.edu/~hjm/HOWTO_move_data.html
> Which method is faster? Well it all depends....

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