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Old 09-02-2014, 06:02 AM   #1
froff
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Question rsync or other tool for fast syncs with simple requirements


hello
I have some problem with syncing efficiency.
I need to do frequent syncs from local machine to some remote location.
Currently I use rsync with backup option. The problem is that it works too slow because of connection quality.
Even _no_single_file_ is changed it lasts for about minute with directory tree containing about 35MB in 800 files.

Since my needs are rather simple I had idea to write my own script employing find command and some logging, but later I have realized that it could be only a question of options passed to rsync or a question of using some different existing tool.

I don't need to worry about files contents, modification dates or even files existence at remote location. I just need to copy all files modified locally after previous sync but first backup their remote versions (if they exist) in backup dir at remote location.
In other words: the decision which files to sync can be made locally without any references to destination directory tree state. But I need to know a list of modified files since last sync.

Both machines running linux. I can mount remote location into my local filesystem.
Efficiency is priority. I would like to shorten the operation time from minute to seconds.

Any idea how to do it?

regards for all
 
Old 09-02-2014, 09:32 AM   #2
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Before searching other solutions, did you try your rsync command with the -v (verbose) option set, just to check what it really does?
 
  


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