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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-15 22:29:18
on Thu Sep 27 2007, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been watching my Linux machine take incrementally more and more
> time processing the regression results and uploading them to the OSL
> server. If I'm lucky not too many new results come in, and it takes 3.5
> hours (it used to take about half that). Still not entirely bad... But
> the really bad part is that the generated results, which are compressed
> into a ZIP file, takes more than 200M. It takes a long time to upload
> that through my limited pipe. So I'm looking for suggestions on how to
> improve the turn around time, and of course suggestions on how to reduce
> the over all resources needed are welcome... Note, I'm looking for
> things we can do quickly.
> The one though I've had so far is to use "rsync" instead of uploading a
> ZIP, and them zipping on the OSL server. But the uncompressed sources
> are more than 1.5Gig so it would make for close to 2Gig of disk space
> use on the OSL server. Which is something I'd rather avoid.
> So, any clever ideas out there?
Use better compression? Tokenizing the output and storing token
indices could be a huge win.
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting http://www.boost-consulting.com