[CentOS] recommendations for copying large filesystems

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Jun 21 20:17:01 UTC 2008

Mag Gam wrote:
> Network is a 10/100
> 1 million large files

assuming 100baseT wire speed of about 10Mbyte/sec, moving 100TB will 
take a minimum of 100TB/10MB/s = 10,000,000 seconds or 2900 hours, or 
about 4 months.   even on a gigE network, this would still take about 2 
weeks or more.

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