[CentOS] recommendations for copying large filesystems

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Jun 21 15:45:59 UTC 2008

Mag Gam wrote:
> 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.
> Any thoughts?

rsync would probably work better if you ran it in client server mode 
rather than over NFS, especially if you have to restart it.

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