classiccmp server hardware

From: David V. Corbin <>
Date: Tue Oct 12 21:08:46 2004

>>> der Mouse Wrote:
>>> I have "live" mirroring of my disks - all disk writes are
>>> mirrored over the net in real time to images on a big
>>> backup drive on another machine. (Or near-real-time, if
>>> the writer is producing data faster than the mirroring can
>>> deal with it - the software goes to some lengths to handle
>>> that case well.) It doesn't cause load problems in normal
>>> use because the network load it imposes is spread out
>>> throughout the day, becoming visible only when doing a data
>>> transfer over the net to disk from a source that can run
>>> the network at least half-wide-open.

Just out of curiousity... Is this done on a file by file basis [i.e. if the
file is changed, the file is copied...], or some other more granular means?

I ask because most of my data operations involve many relatively small
writes to varying sections of very large files.

Thanks for the info...
Received on Tue Oct 12 2004 - 21:08:46 BST

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