[CentOS] recommendations for copying large filesystems

Mag Gam magawake at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 19:51:27 UTC 2008


Network is a 10/100
1 million large files
No SAN, JBOD



On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Rainer Duffner <rainer at ultra-secure.de>
wrote:

>
> Am 21.06.2008 um 15:33 schrieb Mag Gam:
>
>
>  I need to copy over 100TB of data from one server to another via network.
>> What is the best option to do this? I am planning to use rsync but is there
>> a better tool or better way of doing this?
>>
>> For example, I plan on doing
>> rsync -azv /largefs /targetfs
>>
>> /targetfs is a NFS mounted filesystem.
>>
>>
>>
>
> What network link is there between these hosts?
>
> Are these 1 or 2 million small files or bigger ones?
>
> Does the data change a lot?
>
> Is it a SAN or JBOD?
>
>
> cheers,
> Rainer
> --
> Rainer Duffner
> CISSP, LPI, MCSE
> rainer at ultra-secure.de
>
>
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