Rsync takes long time to finish
catchvjay at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 12 15:36:44 MDT 2012
We are running Kernel 2.6.18-308.1.1.el5 which is latest in RHEL 5.8 on both the server. I think i might have to explore option of using ext4.
> Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 17:31:35 -0400
> From: kmk at sanitarium.net
> To: rsync at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: Rsync takes long time to finish
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> There was also a serious performance regression in 2.6.39.
> On 04/12/12 17:29, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> > I've heard lots of good suggestions already - another thing that
> > I've not seen mentioned is, upgrading your kernel may help.
> > Somewhere shortly before kernel 3.0, pathname lookups got
> > noticeably faster.
> > You could also try an alternative filesystem like xfs. It's
> > supposed to be pretty good at large directories.
> > On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 11:29 AM, vijay patel
> > <catchvjay at hotmail.com <mailto:catchvjay at hotmail.com>> wrote:
> > Hi Friends,
> > I am using rsync to copy data from Production File Server to
> > Disaster Recovery file server. I have 100Mbps link setup between
> > these two servers. Folder structure is very deep. It is having
> > path like /reports/folder1/date/folder2/file.tx, where we have
> > 1600 directories like 'folder1', daily folders since last year in
> > date folder and 2 folders for each date folder like folder2 which
> > ultimately will contain the file. Files are not too big but just
> > design of folder structure is complex. Folder structure design is
> > done by application and we can't change it at the moment. I am
> > using following command in cron to run rsync.
> > rsync -avh --delete --exclude-from 'ex_file.txt' /reports/
> > 10.10.10.100:/reports/ | tee /tmp/rsync_report.out >>
> > /tmp/rsync_report.out.$today
> > Initially we were running it every 5 mins then we increased it to
> > every 30 mins since one instance was not getting finished in 5
> > mins. Now we have made it to run every 8 hours because of lots of
> > folders. Is there a way i can improve performance of my rsync??
> > Regards, Vijay
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