[OpenAFS] "vos release" improvement proposals

Peter Somogyi psomogyi@gamax.hu
Wed, 16 Nov 2005 17:44:51 +0100


I'm working on improvements on syncing sites ("vos release").
Currently I'm implementing rsync into volserver. I'm in a hope it will be a good speedup.
And I hope this feature will be accepted into CVS (after when it's ready and works). Please tell me if not.

I have further plans for improvements:
- use a different, own protocol specially for "vos release" replacing the current one, branching from "vos dump"
(When syncing, currently the same data is sent across the network which results in a "vos dump".
I think this dump format is too generic & redundant, and we could gain extra speedup and less data to send for small files when the protocol would be fixed, omitting "tag"-ing.)

- profile & optimize "vos release": if anybody have experience when this "vos release" gets extraordinarily slow and knows the environmental reason please write.

Any comments appreciated.

Peter Somogyi
Software Developer, Gamax Ltd.
1114 Budapest, Bartok B. u 15/d
Tel.: +36-1-381-0544
e-mail: psomogyi@gamax.hu