In order to better support our growing community we've set up a new more powerful forum.
The new forum is at: http://community.covecube.com
The new forum is running IP.Board and will be our primary forum from now on.
This forum is being retired, but will remain online indefinitely in order to preserve its contents. This forum is now read only.
What should I be seeing for file transfer speeds?
Been following the drivepool development, and was finally in a position in which I could give it a shot
Just bought an esata card, mediasonic 4 bay JBOD box, and 4 Samsung 2TB drives (same as the other 5 in the server) to do some personal "feel it out" work.
Set up all 4 drives JBOD, installed stabilbit 3993, then put all 4 drives in the pool.
Set up 1 folder in the pool with duplication, and dropped a 1TB folder on the server (so no network restriction) in.
Next morning, the folder was STILL transferring, and was working at 28.8 MB/s.
Is that to be expected with drivepool and duplication? I mean that is less than USB2 rates.
Just to make sure it wasn't a hardware issue (since this was maiden voyage on the gear), I took 1 of the drives in the box out of the pool, then transferred the same 1TB folder to it: speeds were bouncing in the 56-62 MB/s range (what I typically see on this server).
So I guess my questions are this:
- Is there a half-rate slowdown in transfers typically seen in drivepool with duplication?
- Are there settings which I may or may not have enabled (I did nothing, so I assume this is running on whatever the defaults are)