Satellite Data: Challenges and Limitations

Satellite Internet Data

What is satellite data? Sometimes it seems physical telecom infrastructure—copper, fiber and the like—has extended to every corner of the planet. But there are still large areas beyond its reach. Many organizations and individuals operate in those remote locations or in highly mobile environments. Their basic connectivity relies heavily on satellite data. Like its name […]

A DFSR Alternative: Fast & Resilient P2P File Replication with Connect

What is DFSR? DFSR (sometimes written DFS-R), or distributed file 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 Microsoft to solve […]

Rsync Alternative: Resilio Connect

rsync alternative: Resilio connect

Rsync is one of the most well-known tools for synchronizing and sending data over the network. It was the very first tool that combined file synchronization with delta encoding and compression. Resilio Connect takes it to the next level.

A Robocopy Alternative, Resilio Connect

Table Of Contents: What is Robocopy? Robocopy vs. Rsync Robocopy Moves Files Robocopy Features Problems and Solutions of Robocopy Robocopy Operating Systems Limitations Robocopy Speed Robocopy Moves Files Robocopy File Size Limit Robocopy and SSH Robocopy and Throttle Bandwidth/Limit Bandwidth Robocopy Bugs Resilio Connect vs. Robocopy What is Robocopy? Robocopy (Robust File Copy) is an […]

A GoodSync Alternative: Resilio Connect

Introduce P2P speed and flexibility into your file backup and synchronization jobs What is GoodSync? 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 files between two computers. GoodSync, and programs similar to GoodSync, handles two major […]

How to use Resilio Connect to improve SCCM distribution

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is commonly used to centrally manage large number of devices. You’re probably using it for security compliance, patching, and auditing of Windows machines. Frequently, updates need to be distributed to remote offices and remote devices, and that’s where Connects powerful distribution and synchronization capabilities can augment or replace SCCM’s […]

On the edge: The only real problem is scaling

edge

“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 File 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 all need […]

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 […]

P2P is Always Faster

Introduction Resilio’s technology offers the fastest delivery time across a broad array of network speeds  common to the modern Enterprise.  Our products combine peer to peer, rsync-like delta encoding, and WAN Optimization, three of the most powerful data transmission technologies, into one single solution. The Early Internet The early Internet was predominantly a peer to […]

Understanding Why Peer to Peer Sync is a Secure Option

How Secure is P2P Syncing? When it comes to transferring data, security is everything. Most people were previously willing to tolerate a little more wait time, or even a slightly more complicated process, as long as they knew their private information won’t be compromised. The landscape for digital data transfers has changed however more and […]

Resilio Sync Now Has an Official Docker Recipe

It doesn’t take reading through lengthy technical documents to understand why Docker’s flexible technology is creating buzz throughout the developer community. With Docker and an understanding of the word “container”, you can get a clear picture of how quickly applications can be built and deployed across several architectures with minimal effort. It only made sense […]

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. Resilio Sync offers the ability to sync data securely and privately by replicating data directly between […]

μTP2: Resilio Connect and The Evolution of An Enterprise-Grade Protocol

We’ve recently released a preview build of Resilio Connect, our upcoming product designed specifically for moving data in enterprise environments. We wanted to share a deeper dive into the technical improvements we’ve made at the protocol level for Resilio Connect. Resilio Connect will introduce a new protocol that is dedicated to optimizing transfer speeds over […]

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 […]

Resilio Connect (formerly Sync IT) Alpha Program Launches

BitTorrent Sync 2.0 Preview

The launch of Sync 2.0 earlier this year brought teams and workgroups the ability to share large amounts of data directly between devices. We’ve been receiving substantial interest from IT managers for a managed version of Sync specifically intended for enterprise environments and IT focused use cases. The good news is that we’ve been steadily […]

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 […]