Cyrus HA Scalable Solution? Rsync

Michael Loftis mloftis at
Tue May 25 18:14:03 EDT 2004

--On Tuesday, May 25, 2004 14:39 -0700 Kevin Baker <kbaker at> 

> Thought? This is obviously just a sketch... but I haven't
> seen a this done before as far as the failover solution
> with rsync and thought it might work pretty well.

rsync sucks for large numbers of files/directories.  It has to build an 
in-memory tree before it even starts syncing.

what would be 'nice' to see is something built inside of cyrus to handle 
multiple backends but that's a pretty complicated bit of beast.  (no i'm 
not volunteering ;) )

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