[CentOS] evaluating backup systems: rsync

Sun Jan 20 00:29:03 UTC 2013
Benjamin Franz <jfranz at freerun.com>

On 01/19/2013 11:31 AM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
> agreed, except if both source and dest are local, eg back up to a USB 
> HD. If you test that you'll see the speedup is 1 (ie no speedup)

That makes sense because it would take longer to locally checksum both 
files and then make a difference based copy than it would take to just 
do the copy without trying to be clever about it.

Benjamin Franz