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

What is DSFR? DFSR (sometimes written DFS-R), 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 […]

Looking for a Robocopy Alternative? Try Resilio Connect

Robocopy (Robust File Copy) is an MS DOS command-line tool for copying files, folders or drives for Windows OS. It is an upgraded version of xcopy and copy commands in Windows. Robocopy is included into MS Windows operating system as a default package for all versions starting from Vista. Robocopy is the Windows alternative to […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make a Virtual Data Center with your Existing Infrastructure

Before starting Resilio, one of the coolest applications of BitTorrent technology I ever saw was when some of the world’s largest technology companies started using the protocol to upgrade operating systems at massive scale in minimal time. I believe Twitter was the first, with a system written by Larry Gaeda (now the founder/CEO of Envoy, […]

Things That Obey Moore’s Law. And Things That Don’t

And why the Edge Computing revolution is delayed Moore’s Law, which states that computer power doubles every two years at the same cost, is arguably the single driving force behind the technology revolution of the last 40 years. It is a modern miracle enjoyed by everyone on the Internet, whether they realize it or not.   […]

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 […]