Rsync push is slower compared to pull

Dag Wieers dag at
Wed Aug 23 12:14:12 GMT 2006

On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Srinivasa Battula wrote:

>   It has been observed that rsync push mode is much slower when compared
> to pull (On Identical scenarios). Building/receiving file list takes
> almost same time. But data transfer is much slower, whose transfer
> ratios are ranging from 1:3 to 1:5. On pull operation data transfer
> speed is consistently around 3.5 MB/Sec and it reached 10 MB/Sec.
> However, on push the maximum it could reach is around 2 MB/Sec and hogs
> around 1MB/Sec. Why is this difference? Please help me on this...

Do these identical scenarios also include changing the sender and receiver 
for both push and pull ? That would be required to dismiss the network 
configuration/environment as the possible cause.

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