Coda File System

Re: CODA performance with very low bandwidth

From: Ivan Popov <>
Date: Sun, 30 May 2004 22:57:25 +0200
On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 05:23:02PM -0300, Juan Carlos Schroeder wrote:

> But (thinking about using less bandwidth) as the clients will be located in
> LANs of 4 or 5 computers (all them clients), can't the clients use local LAN
> cached copies of the files?

Hello Juan,

a short answer is "no".
[Coda is not about "distributed storage", it is about "serving files
in an efficient way" - but still storing more or less "centrally"]

> The last thing I have doubts on is how the clients will share the bandwidth
> and how to synchronize with the server. How do I avoid the clients going to
> "write-disconnected" mode having bandwidth as low as 64KB (and also shared
> between them)?

You do not need avoiding write-disconnected. Rather you want
write-disconnected for low-bandwidth.

Received on 2004-05-30 16:59:09