[plug] Filesystems for slow networks

Leon Brooks leon-plug at cyberknights.com.au
Sun Feb 15 21:16:29 WST 2009

On Sunday 15 February 2009 20:43:32 Bernd Felsche wrote:
> I've looked at a number of options including
> Intermezzo, Unison, Lustre, ...

> They tend to fall into one or more of the following
> categories: 

> 1) too complicated for the users.
>    (Unison is a steep learning curve) 
> 2) no longer supported (Unison)
> 3) probably unsuited for slow
>    (unreliable) links (Lustre) 

> What remain are (Open)AFS and Coda.

Is RSync feasible? Aussie origin 'n' all (Tridge). Easy
enough to make a one-click icon to do an RSync sync from
the 'Doze boxes. Your choice of whether each RSync login
is read-only or not (plus of course usual chmod stuff).

Cheers; Leon

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