rsync speedup - how ?

devzero at devzero at
Sat Aug 8 02:59:47 MDT 2009

> I really don't think it's a good idea to sync large data files in use,
> which is modified frequently, e.g. SQL database, VMware image file.
> As rsync do NOT have the algorithm to keep those frequently modified
> data file sync with the source file. And this will course data file
> corrupted.
> If I'm wrong, please correct me. Thanks.

they are not in use, as i do a snapshot before rsync. 
so, the file won`t change during transfer.
so i`m doing sorta "crash consistent" copy.


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