[OpenAFS] AFS suggestions
Thu, 28 Jul 2005 10:13:36 +0200 (CEST)
On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, David Bear wrote:
> something I find intriguing is a program called rsnapshot. It uses
> rsync and some other tools (gnu cp) to create time sliced snapshots.
> They use hard links so that the N snapshots of M size don't occument
> N X M space. Now, if openafs supported hardlinks.. this would be a
> very efficient way of making a RO replica a near hot swappable clone
> if the RW volume went away suddenly. Suggestions?
This sounds interesting, but I think the data rsynced might not be new
enough. I think there is a lot of overhead doing rsync every 60, 30, 5
or even 1 minute.
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