[CentOS] In the press, once again

James A. Peltier jpeltier at sfu.ca
Fri Sep 24 13:08:09 EDT 2010

It was funny, but it would have been more efficient to use tar over netcat instead of CP or rsync to initially populate the directory.  It would be a steady data stream to the network and wouldn't beat up on the file system as bad as rsync would.

Good read none the less. :)

----- Original Message -----
| May be a little bit off topic, but this gave me hard laugh:
| http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/09/24/sysadmin_file_tools/
| Windows admins use a virtualized CentOS machine to copy files because
| their own tools are not able to handle copying a bigger amount of
| data. :)
| Cheers,
| Timo
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James A. Peltier
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Does your OS has a man 8 lart?

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