[ale] rsync and big file systems

Jonathan Glass jonathan.glass at ibb.gatech.edu
Thu Feb 19 20:12:45 EST 2004

David Hamm wrote:

>Has anyone had experience with rsync and large file systems?  The file system 
>in question is around 80Gigs with thousands of tiff files.  We would like to 
>set up two identical servers and have the secondary server rsync with the 
>primary each night over gigabit Ethernet.  At most only about 100 megs of new 
>files would be changed per day.  Any thoughts or experiences?
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Something else I thought was cool:  Supposedly it is possible to use 
RSYNC on a NT-based machine.  I wonder how well that works.  Anyone ever 
set that up before?


Jonathan Glass

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