[gmx-developers] src/tests/benchmark sets storage solutions
manuel at pinguinkiste.de
Tue Jan 22 17:14:40 CET 2013
On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 12:09:53AM +0100, Szilárd Páll wrote:
> All in all, I still favor torrent as the encouraged means of
> downloading + our own file server with capped uplink protection
> (which will make the torrent in just a few days if not hours have
> tons of seeders and Mbytes/s downloads speed.
>From my user perspective, BitTorrent (with web seeding, maybe) would
be very welcome. It scales and since checksums are used internally
already, one does not need to verify the download afterwards in an
extra step. Let the community share the load. It's what BT was
invented for. And it works very well for things like BitLove¹ already.
¹ Peer-to-peer podcast distribution: http://bitlove.org/
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