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Re: High Performance SSH/SCP - HPN-SSH



Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Compression is a big win for remote tranfers. For local ones of course
> it's a net loss.

It's not as simple as that.
I also tested across the LAN,
and compression slowed things down there also.

Also notice, I demonstrated that compressing and
transfering random data is faster than zeros.

It's something to do with the twisty maze of
(zlib) buffers and sleeps within ssh I think.

Pádraig.


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