Moving Large Volumes of Small Files at Accelerated Speeds

Summary

When using FTP to send large directories the setup and teardown for each individual file that it ends up taking several hours to copy a directory containing several thousand files.  In this webinar, FileCatalyst’s Co-Founder and CEO Chris Bailey explains how FileCatalyst can address the issues surrounding transferring large volumes of small files at accelerated speeds.

What & How

Chris Bailey gives viewers a test case where there are tens of thousands of files and subdirectories that need to be moved. He moves the directory with FileZilla, and then with FileCatalyst, comparing the results of each. He also investigates several other methods of performing this transfer and their pitfalls.

Who

This is a great webinar for any network admin or end user who is performing regular backups or moving any file set that is made up of a large number of small files.