no1453

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  1. I've run into problems with other transfer methods with lots of small files, so I usually bundle the data into a monolithic rar file. FTP behaves poorly (not reaching bandwidth available), Http does very well, but I haven't felt like installing a server on all my machines; simple drag and drop over the network is unreliable with large files. This particular transfer was from a Windows 8.1 machine to a Mac Mini with wired connection through my router, maybe the cross-platform difference caused some of the "slowness" (though 1.1 MB/s isn't completely slow). With default buffer sizes,
  2. I've been trying to get BT Sync to transfer files quickly between machines on my LAN ever since it was first made available. But speeds have been quite erratic. Finally I found a setup that is performing well, and I just thought I'd share it. Not sure how vital these changes were: I enabled "Use predefined hosts" on both machines, set "lan_encrypt_data" to False. (Both machines) What seemed to be vital to getting speeds up: finding the right values for "recv_buf_size" and "send_buf_size". With the defaults (10/10), it kept settling at ~1 MB/s. So I tried 32/32, but the improvement