[CentOS] NFS vs SMb vs iSCSI for remote backup mounts

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 22:44:58 UTC 2010


On 1/28/2010 4:30 PM, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>
> ok, forget about rsync. forget about which backup script is better, and
> which isn't. forget about how I get the data onto the order server. I
> don't care about backups, or rsync, or backuppc or bacula or amanda, or
> R1soft
>
> let's keep the question simple. WHICH filesystem would be best for this
> type of operation? SMB, NFS, or iSCSI?

All are fine locally, horrible over network connections with high 
latency or limited bandwidth.  iSCSI is probably harder to manage if you 
ever want to see the data from more than one connection.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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