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  1. My systems are suffering from Major performance- and sync-problems! I've got 2 macOS systems and 2 NASses running first on 2.5.4 and now on 2.5.5 (just upgraded today). The App in macOS just stalls system; Activity monitor gives a lot of times; CPU over 100% and Not Responding. systems have problem with syncing with each other. Arch Linux NAS on my office has been offline for days but is actually running. Now in the office it syncs. Webpage of both Linux systems are terribly slow for a while and then they are fine and back again. This is output of Arch Linux system after restarting;
  2. Hello again, I'm looking for they way to make some performance test of syncing files between my two machines. As I can see it makes shadow copy and logs doesn't contain all needed timings. Also it sync whole directory, but I'd like to sync some files, however maybe it's available in paid version? It will be better to make those test using linux cli So, the question is: "Do you have some ways to make performance tests using some files or share best practice for this"?
  3. Hi, im a long-time user of btsync, and more or less satisfied. I basically replaced googledrive, dropbox, onedrive and all the others with my btsync network. YEAH! Thats a success. Now, the big it companies merely now where i am on the internet, but not what i store. Thats awesome. BUT on my low-end devices, btsync is a memory hog and a cpu cycle eater. That is (as i now realized while reading the performance tips that are floating around) because I store all my nitty gritty little files in sync (all the files that otherwise would be in some big brother cloud). E.g. on the one low-en
  4. Hi, I have very often high cpu load on my both macs (mac mini and macbook pro). There are no syncing processes running (no uploads, no downloads and no indexing). One core is at 100% for a long time. Version 2.3.10022 (0) Best regards Kay
  5. Hi, i've installed BTSync on my Synology and on two Macs to sync around 100k files in about 25 GB (lots of JPG and RAW files and a Lightroom database). So far it works… but… The Mac-Client – on is a MacBook Pro – is doing an 'indexing' every 10 Minutes. Every 'indexing' takes a few minutes where BTSync is consuming up to 100% CPU. I've searched a bit and read some longer threads about this indexing-feature but i think i didn't really get it: - Indexing is building a catalogue of all files that i like to sync to detect new/deleted files? - But then, changes made on one
  6. I'm trying to design a distribution system with the following requirements : the content to distribute would be a directory tree (around one hundred files or maybe one thousand in the whole tree) on a single server which can be modified at will by administrators (adding, replacing, moving files mostly),modifications of the directory tree will be done in batches (several files modified at the same time) and days or weeks will pass between them,the content will be public domain or using a creative commons licence (to be determined),it will be read-only for the clients,the content should be distr
  7. I have been using BitTorrent Sync for a while. I've tried many different cloud backup solutions (including several other peer-to-peer backup tools) and finally choose BitTorrent Sync and Dropbox as my cloud backup solutions. Generally speaking, BitTorrent Sync is fast once it starts to synchronize. However, I found quite often that BitTorrent Sync waits for a long time (about 5 to 6 minutes) to start synchronization. As BitTorrent Sync has no reliable way to show synchronization progress on Linux (don't trust the web UI) currently, it is very annoying for me as I constently use multiple comput
  8. Hi, I’m a member of a very small btsync network (4 clients) where the most of us use btsync ARM 1.3.94 on Synology NAS or Raspberry Pi platform. We have to synchronize large data files and discovered a suboptimal behavior of btsync regarding performance which can be easily reproduced: Imagine you have 3 clients A, B and C where A is able to see B but not C. B can see both others clients. This can be a situation where A is a system in the internet, B in a local network WITH access to the internet but C is a client in the same local network but WITHOUT access to the internet and only able to s
  9. Hi, can some of you explain to me how a btsync client decides what upload bandwidth will be used to the other members sharing the same secret? Background: When my team (consisting of 5 clients) shares data over the internet we can see at the seeder client, the system with the lowest upload bandwidth gets the most bandwidth from the seeder. "iftop" is a nice tool to check this on a Linux client. We have here the effect while transferring large data files that the clients with the smallest upload capability get ready first and the systems with largest possible upload bandwidth finish at la
  10. hello, I setup btsync on my rapsberrypi model B, added some overclocking, serving as one way backup server with external disk. Unfortunately btsync is eating all my cpu, even during time there is nothing to sycnhronize. I know raspberry is not very strong machine, however I wouldn't expect so bad performance with btsync. I read the manual and set all the properties refering somehow to performance. I even tried to send logs to /dev/null to prevent btsync write on sdcard too often. But nothing really helped. Using btsync 1.2.82 from AUR. Here is the config file and service script: /usr/bin/b
  11. BTsync is drawing quite a lot of CPU resources from my Raspberry Pi (currently I have approx. 97k files that total 15GB and I expect that to double before it plateaus). Based on other articles in this forum, i'm considering to increase the folder_rescan_interval to be a much higher number. Here comes my question ... The Raspberry Pi simply serves as a Read-Only device, in other words, no files will be changing on this device, it only servers to mirror a folder contents on another (ubuntu) device that frequently creates new files (photos). In this scenario, is folder rescan even necessa
  12. My bad. My supplier f#*& me.. Tried to delete this question. couldn't.
  13. Hello and congrats on the fantastic use of the Bit Torrent technology... Really really cool and very easy to use. I have a question about performance. If I have a directory with 5 subdirectories inside that I want to share but it is quite large... beyond the benefit of being able to share subdirectories with different people is there any performance penalty in configuring 5 separate (sub)folders rather then the single top level folder? In other words is it better to spread synchronization across 5 folders or is it better to have 1 VERY large folder to sync. Thank you Chris