[kwlug-disc] Fast transfer protocol?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Fri Oct 22 12:50:11 EDT 2010


On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Kyle Spaans <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> > Another thing you may want to try, but not sure how fast it can generate
> > data is using /dev/urandom as the source and /dev/null as the
> destination.
> > This removes the disk from the equation.
> >
> > dd if=/dev/urandom ....
> >
> > Can't think of how to pipe that over a network right now.
>
> Netcat!
>

Yes!

Still not sure if urandom can generate data as fast as if a large file
cached in RAM would.

Paul can publish the results of his experiments to the list then we will
know for sure ...
-- 
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
http://2bits.com
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. --  Edsger W.Dijkstra
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. --   Leonardo da Vinci
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://astoria.ccjclearline.com/pipermail/kwlug-disc_kwlug.org/attachments/20101022/7afdefa5/attachment.html>


More information about the kwlug-disc_kwlug.org mailing list