rsync 1tb+ each day
ewhiting at amis.com
Wed Feb 5 06:47:09 EST 2003
I think the -W option might do what you would have described here.
Kenny Gorman wrote:
> I am rsyncing 1tb of data each day. I am finding in my testing that
> actually removing the target files each day then rsyncing is faster
> than doing a compare of the source->target files then rsyncing over
> the delta blocks. This is because we have a fast link between the two
> boxes, and that are disk is fairly slow. I am finding that the
> creation of the temp file (the 'dot file') is actually the slowest
> part of the operation. This has to be done for each file because the
> timestamp and at least a couple blocks are guaranteed to have changed
> (oracle files).
> My question is this:
> Is it possible to tell rsync to update the blocks of the target file
> 'in-place' without creating the temp file (the 'dot file')? I can
> guarantee that no other operations are being performed on the file at
> the same time. The docs don't seem to indicate such an option.
> Thx in advance..
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