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Re: [Monotone-devel] slow update/status on NFS

From: Justin Patrin
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] slow update/status on NFS
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 13:08:49 -0700

On 5/25/07, Benoît Dejean <address@hidden> wrote:
Le jeudi 24 mai 2007 à 19:20 -0400, Stephen Leake a écrit :
> Benot Dejean <address@hidden> writes:
> > Oh, and yes, it should and tries to, but on a network filesystem, cache
> > issues are big. I work in a big company, with a really huge intranet
> > (worldwide). The filer i use is 1000km away, so the RTT is ~15ms. There
> > are some NFS/CIFS/etc accelerators, but even with them, a stat call can
> > take up to 1ms. And of course, worst case is ~15ms.
> Wouldn't it be better to have all your files local, and use monotone
> to sync with a db on the remote file server?

Because this is a filer.

What exactly do you mean by a filer? I've never heard that term
applied to computers and naturally assumed you meant a file server.
What is better about working on the (remote, slow) filer than working
locally and syncing often?

Justin Patrin

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