The trip to Vegas to pick up the Emmy® was surreal. Definitely a once in a life-time opportunity. But, I honestly had just as much fun (maybe more so) a couple weekends ago as we got the entire office (many … Read More
Last year, the FileCatalyst team was approached with an interesting proposition. A PhD researcher from the Anhalt University, Dmitry Kachan, wanted to test multiple transfer solutions from competing vendors as part of his work. He would take a copy of … Read More
When FileCatalyst first introduced congestion control in 2006 (or v1.5 of the software), we decided to have the protocol “play nice” on networks. To a network administrator, this meant that we never oversaturated their network when they ran their first … Read More
The life cycle of a file transfer follows this basic pattern: The first and last step in the diagram, Disk IO, were covered in Part 1 of the series: Improving Throughput Part 1: Disk IO. Disk IO is always a … Read More
This post is the first of a series and continues in Part 2: Memory In light of the release of FileCatalyst Direct v3.0, I thought I’d write a few articles about the road to achieving 10Gbps speeds. It seems to … Read More
The MonitoringAgent is an indispensable tool for organizations who need to be aware of statuses (for example, problems) in their FileCatalyst deployments. As of version 2.8, we have made some significant changes that result in a more efficient, easier to manage, and scalable monitoring tool.