RAM speedup

Henri Shustak henri.shustak at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 09:52:01 UTC 2020

You may need a lot of ram. Take a look at how much RAM ZFS needs to operate well.


> On 27/06/2020, at 7:58 AM, Rupert Gallagher via rsync <rsync at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Hello, 
> As disks are slow and rsync reads and writes so much that for the bus this is the equivalent of context switching galore, would it be possible to use RAM as a buffer? Say, you have 10GB of spare RAM, rsync uses the bus to its peak for reading 10GB, then again for writing it down. This would be more efficient than lot of small read/write operations. 
> Thank you
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