Some organizations are restricted by firewall or proxy to HTTP traffic. FileCatalyst HTTP mode allows clients to connect to a FileCatalyst Server.
Zip archives are not normally used as an acceleration feature in and of themselves. However, when it comes to transferring thousands of small files, saving set-up and tear-down time can result in transfers that are hundreds of times faster.
FileCatalyst Direct is marketed primarily as our point-to-point file transfer system. At its most basic level, the solution requires server-side installation (FileCatalyst Direct Server), and a connection from a client option. On the client side, you don’t even need installation—options … Read More
Without mentioning any names (I’m far too polite for that!), a client shared with us that an employee of a competitor essentially said that “web applets are slow” while trying to dissuade them from going with our product. This misinformation … Read More
Having recently implemented a database connection pooling in our web applications, I want to share some of the issues we stumbled upon during the implementation. Clean up your database calls Make sure that you close your ResultSet and the database … Read More
FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow have been updated and released as production versions. The latest version included some changes to internal components and libraries, as well as improvements to the way the web application interacts with the file server. Some of … Read More
Accelerating File Transfer: Quicklinks Overview | Part 1: Compression | Part 2: Minimizing Data Sets | Part 3: Multiple Streams | Part 4: Alternatives (like FileCatalyst!) to FTP/TCP Introduction Beginning with the introductory article on Acceleration, and continuing with the … Read More
Accelerating File Transfer: Quicklinks Overview | Part 1: Compression | Part 2: Minimizing Data Sets | Part 3: Multiple Streams | Part 4: Alternatives (like FileCatalyst!) to FTP/TCP As part of our ongoing discussion on fast file transfers, or “acceleration,” … Read More
When we launched the new blog using WordPress, one of the long-term goals was to eventually migrate some of our articles from the old blog to this new home. One subject that comes up from time to time is the … Read More
FileCatalyst Direct and Express have been updated to version 2.7.1. As an incremental release, 2.7.1 is primarily a maintenance release, tightening up a few features and adding a few small improvements. 2.7 introduced progressive transfers on file deltas (see our … Read More