On the edge: The only real problem is scaling


“The only real problem is scaling.  All others inherit from that one.” — Mike O’Dell, Chief Scientist, UUNet Building and running applications at the edge of the network is a complex exercise in distributed systems engineering.   And the challenge is often one of operations and scale. When we think of scaling challenges at the edge, […]

Real-Time Synchronization

How to implement a scalable real-time synchronization solution for any file, folder or app size, over any network infrastructure, if you can’t – or won’t – use the cloud. Introduction As the world becomes more distributed, the workflow between teams is increasingly complex. A common scenario is of several teams working from different locations, that […]

Sync v2.6 is here!

Sync 2.6.0 is here! With real-time performance charts, one-time file sharing and many more improvements. The greatest thing about Sync v 2.6 is the new performance charts. You can see how the system behaves in real time.   Performance Charts Charts are divided into two sections showing network activity and disk load. Network activity shows transfer […]

A DFSR Alternative: Fast & resilient P2P replication with Connect

DFSR, or distributed files system replication, is a feature of Windows Server for replicating files across several servers. Microsoft introduced this feature in Windows NT4.0 as an add-on, and it became a standard feature in Windows 2000 server and on. Basically, it was an attempt by a Microsoft to solve the complex problem of distributing […]

A GoodSync Alternative: Resilio Connect

Introduce P2P speed and flexibility into your backup and synchronization jobs GoodSync is a well-known backup and folder synchronization tool that is built on a standard client-server architecture. It does a solid job of transferring data and synchronizing two computers. GoodSync handles two major job types: synchronization and backup. The synchronization job makes sure a […]

What’s the difference between peer to peer and client server?

p2p vs client server

In this blog post, we will look into client-server architecture, compare it to peer-to-peer, and find out exactly when client-server is better than P2P. For those of you who aren’t willing to spend few minutes reading through the article, I’ll give an immediate answer – peer-to-peer is always better than client-server. The client-server architecture is […]

Looking for an rsync alternative?

rsync alternative: Resilio connect

Start synchronizing faster to multiple locations, handling large files and folders with ease, and overcoming WAN synchronization limitations Rsync is one of the most well-known tools for synchronizing and sending data over the internet. It was the very first tool that combined file synchronization with delta encoding and compression, with three basic technologies required for […]