Alternatives to rsync. Was: Huge directory tree: Get files to sync via tools like sysdig
Karl O. Pinc
kop at meme.com
Fri Feb 10 14:53:57 UTC 2017
On Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:38:34 +0100
Thomas Güttler <guettliml at thomas-guettler.de> wrote:
> Yes, I think rsync is coming to the edge of its capabilities here. I
> guess a different strategy is needed.
> I see these alternatives to rsync:
> - Incremental Snapshots at block-level device is one of them.
> - We get the application ported to access a storage server, and not
> file server any more.
> - ....
> Do you see other alternatives?
I thought the Lsyncd + rsync alternative proposed by
Axel Kittenberger workable. Depending on your level of
paranoia you might want to be sure that you could also
run a plain rsync now and again to validate that what
you put in place is doing what you think it is. I
say this because I've no experience at all with
Karl <kop at meme.com>
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