Rsync's Speed

Steve Sills steve at
Thu Jan 22 17:50:53 GMT 2004

I am moving the home directories off my web server, there is approx 11 
GB of data to be moved.  I will turn off compression, and see if its any 
faster.  Thanks


Vitaliy Buben wrote:
> Yes, compression slows things down, especially if you move multimedia files.  
> On Thursday 22 January 2004 12:36 pm, Steve Sills wrote:
>>During my initial download for my home directory backup, it took rsync
>>over 6 hours to do the initial backup, but I can FTP the stuff in about
>>30 Mins.  Is Rsync usualy this slow? I have compression turned on, and
>>its across a 100 MB/S network, Anyone had this problem before?
>>Steve Sills

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