SUGGESTION: rsyncing gziped source with non gziped destination
emoenke at gwdg.de
Fri Dec 3 20:26:26 GMT 2004
On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Andrzej Adam Filip wrote:
> Would it be possible to make rsync capable to sync gziped source (at server)
> with non gziped detination file?
> The rsyncd server provides a few *frequently* accessed, slow changing, *big*
> text files (DNS RBL zones).
> It seems that the source files are too big to stay in memory caches and rsync
> sessions cause to many hard disk I/O operations. Making rsynd capable to
> "ungzip" the files "on the fly" may help to fix the problem by reducing number
> of I/O operations.
You should think again about this. About the general "server quality"
consequences for rsyncd, and about the efforts for your special case
(=none, even contrary).
Add more RAM to your server and/or improve your I/O throughput.
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at gwdg.de, em at kki.org)
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