[CentOS] Tar so slow! Is there anything faster?

Thu Jan 6 19:46:01 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 1/6/2011 1:04 PM, Kwan Lowe wrote:
> It would be interesting to see how compression would do if pushing
> across a slow link :).
> There are many times where I run across the OP's scenario, but often I
> need to push a tar across a relatively slow link.  bzip is slower to
> compress, but may make up the difference in transfer time.  Maybe time
> to fire up maxima and find that sweet spot :D

If you already have part of the content or older version of files with 
small changes, 'rsync -P -z...' is the way to go.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com