[Answer ID: 9832]

How long does it take to send a file when Replication is enabled?

Created 02/16/2011 12:04  |   Updated 09/22/2011 12:50

When the Replication is set, the files will be copied to the Replication target after these are updated.
Therefore, it will take longer to send files than when the Replication is not set.
Here is the approximate time for sending files when the Replication is set.

  • Measurement circumstance
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    Computers for measuring speed

    Switching HUB

    Replication source

    Replication target

    DELL Latitude D530
    Intell®Core™2 Duo T7250 @ 2.00GHz
    2GB Memory Windows XP SP2

    Buffalo LSW2-GT-16NSRR

    TS-X2.0TL/R5
    RAID5 1518B Frame size

    TS-X2.0TL/R5
    RAID5 1518B Frame size

  • Measurement results
    Time measurement starts when it starts copying. It starts to copy the files in the status which there are no files waiting for Replication.

    File configuration

    Copying time in the dialogue box
    (Approximate)

    Transfer time to Replication target
    (Approximate)

    Copying time in the dialogue box when the Replication setting is off
    (Approximate)

    File volume/1file:
    50KB

    Number of files : 1000
    Total file volume:
    51MB

    2 min. and 20 sec.

    13 min. and 10 sec.

    13 sec.

    File volume/1file: 2MB(average)
    Number of files : 366
    Total file volume:702MB

    1 min. and 30 sec.

    5 min. and 50 sec.

    40 sec.

    File volume/1file:1.1GB
    Number of files : 4
    Total file volume: 4.4GB

    3 min. and 13 sec.

    7 min. and 22 sec.

    3 min. and 10 sec.

  • Replication target is set to USB Hard drive
    Buffalo HD-HES250U2 is used.

    File configuration

    Copying time in the dialogue box
    (Approximate)

    Transfer time to Replication target
    (Approximate)

    File volume/1file:1.1GB
    Number of files : 4
    Total file volume: 4.4GB

    1 min. and 10 sec.

    3 min.

  • Using Macintosh for measuring
    Macintosh computers used in this measuring :
    Apple Latitude D530 PowerBook G4 Power PC G4 800MHz 1GB Memory Mac OS X 10.4.11

    File configuration

    Copying time in the dialogue box
    (Approximate)

    Transfer time to Replication target
    (Approximate)

    Copying time in the dialogue box when the Replication setting is off
    (Approximate)

    File volume/1file: 2MB(average)
    Number of files : 366
    Total file volume: 702MB
    connected to AFP

    5 min. and 50 sec.

    29 min.

    3 min. and 20 sec.

    File volume/1file: 2MB(average)
    Number of files : 366
    Total file volume: 702MB
    connected to SMB

    3 min. and 30 sec.

    16 min. and 30 sec.

    2 min. and 30 sec.



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