Reaching ExaByte Scale

Early in my career, when I was still running BitTorrent, I would frequently give talks highlighting the incredible scaling challenges that exist at the edge of the network. To make the point, I liked to riff on a popular report published by Cisco that was called the ExaByte Era. It documented the exponential growth in […]

Official Linux Packages for Sync Now Available

We’ve received many requests from the Sync community to be able to install Sync on a Linux family OS in the “Linux way” — using packages and a standard tool (yum or apt-get) to get the package downloaded and installed. We’re thankful for the packages and installation scripts made by our community members (thanks to […]

Sync Security and Privacy Brief Now Available

Security and privacy are two of the leading issues for users when transferring important data. Keeping data on-premises makes business and IT leaders feel more secure, but comes with technical challenges when there’s a need to share data externally. BitTorrent Sync offers the ability to sync data securely and privately by replicating data directly between […]

Sync Dev: Securely Deploying Sync

Developing on the Resilio Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. This is a cross-post from CloudSigma’s blog by Viktor Petersson. Configure the server You should think twice before handing over your sensitive data to a cloud backup service. As convenient as it may be, you should still ask if it is […]

Sync Dev: Envisioning decentralized peer-to-peer email

Part of the fun of working on a decentralized peer-to-peer application like Sync is imagining what cool things could be built on the API and how the world could benefit from decentralized [insert technology here]. As I was sending emails today, I started to think about what decentralized email would look like built on Sync. […]

Sync Dev: Staying Connected While Away From It All

Developing on the Resilio Sync (BitTorrent Sync) API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. In last week’s Sync Dev column, I wrote about my home Sync configuration and how I use Sync to “phone home” and back up my photos while I’m on the road. This week, I’m at the Four Seasons […]

Sync Dev: How I Sync

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you.   Admittedly, I really enjoy reading the Sync Stories that Lou puts together – they’re a great look into how folks from all walks of life use Sync to better handle their data.  This week’s story – 5 Ways A […]

Sync Dev: How Secure is a Sync Key?

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. Most of my speaking engagements around Sync focus on what I consider are three fundamentally great features of Sync: its speed, security and price.  We have some exciting speed data to share in the future, but for today, lets talk […]