[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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