[erlang-questions] : Copy big files over network as fast as possible

Raimo Niskanen <>
Wed Apr 25 09:05:32 CEST 2007


It would be interesting to see your results when you are done.
That is compare Unix `cp' over NFS to file:copy/2 in Erlang/OTP
and to your solution.

On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 08:51:23PM +0200, Yerl wrote:
> 
> >
> > It might be worthwile to take this route, to build your own stream 
> > protocol
> > over UDP, one that is better suited for your extreme needs. Of course 
> > these
> > warez people were mostly out to take other's bandwidth share. You're 
> > alone
> > on your Gbit LAN?
> >
> Yes, I'm alone.
> 
> > It might be worthwile to implement a driver for linux's sendfile
> > syscall, if not only
> > just to avoid stressing erlang's garbage collector.
> >
> >
> 
> Thanks for advices.
> 
> cheers
> Younès
> 
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