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

yerl <>
Wed Apr 25 10:22:18 CEST 2007


Hi Raimo!

Of course Yes. I'll also compare the result with FDT ans some hacks 
I found on the net. However, note that our set of big files are highly compressed.

cheers
Younès

----Message d'origine----
>Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 09:05:32 +0200
>De: Raimo Niskanen <>
>A: 
>Sujet: Re: [erlang-questions] : Copy big files over network as fast as
>
>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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