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 […]

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 […]

What’s old is new again: Industries on the edge

Have you ever noticed the technology industry has a peculiar habit of repackaging things we’ve always done as something totally new and revolutionary? For example, putting computers in dedicated rooms where they can be cared for by operational experts is a practice as old as computing itself. But refer to this as “the Cloud” and […]

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 […]

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 […]