On 9/22/06, Kevin Philp <kevinphilp at cybercolloids.net> wrote:
> I understood sync was slower but had not appreciated how much slower it
> was across our system. So the question is why is the sync option so
> painfully slow?
It is slower because this option does not allow the server to respond
to any other request from the same client until it has successfully
copied the data over. It is safer too :)
Quick note on tcp and NFS, we stepped on this this week. If you happen
to use link aggregation, you want to use tcp.
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