Data Pull Vs Push
L. V. Lammert
lvl at omnitec.net
Mon Jan 16 07:55:58 MST 2012
On Mon, 16 Jan 2012, Satish Shukla wrote:
> b) pulling the data from source to destination ( i.e. running
> rsync from destination machine)
The main reason to pull is with hard linking of the saved files, e.g.
rsnapshot - only possible with a pull operation. Security is also a little
better, as you have a single authorized command key on the remote machine
so the backup machine can be secured better (behind a firewall).
More information about the rsync