Incremental file updates over a network, NFS?

Andy Smith a.smith at
Mon Mar 17 19:04:32 GMT 2008

Ok, well really thanks for being so helpful! All working now!
For the record Im transfering 2Gb of RRD DB files and with rsync daemon over 
I've cut sync times by about half and the "speedup" value I have is about 
80. Not bad
but I think I have a disk IO bottleneck preventing it being better...

thanks! Andy.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matt McCutchen" <matt at>
To: "Andy Smith" <a.smith at>
Cc: <rsync at>
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 7:05 PM
Subject: Re: Incremental file updates over a network, NFS?

> On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 18:33 +0100, Andy Smith wrote:
>> Once last point, does it make any difference if I push or pull from the
>> server side? Im thinking
>> the only important thing is if you pull you can set the server side
>> read-only which is better for
>> security, that about right??
> Yes, that's about the only difference.
> Matt
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