Rsync and RAID storage specifications
kmk at sanitarium.net
Fri Jul 12 11:29:50 MDT 2013
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With millions of files I suggest ditching --link-dest and using ZFS
with subvolume snapshots. You will have nothing but pain trying to
deal with many millions of links.
On 07/12/13 12:48, AZ 9901 wrote:
> I am going to use Rsync over millions of files, with --link-dest
> option. So huge read activity at the beginning of each backup, and
> huge hard links creation activity.
> Of course I will use a RAID array on receiver side, dedicated to
> Do you have any recommandation over RAID type, number of disks and
> chunk size to use ?
> Thank you very much !
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