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Is safe to use rsync -z option for database sync (Postgresql binary replication)?

I see that this option is good for slow connections, because it enables the compression. But what this really means? Will this option compress the data only during the transfer? Or the files in the ...
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Proper way to create a compressed, rsyncable mirror of a directory?

I would like to create a compressed mirror of some directories in such a way that it can be rsynced again, both from the original destination and to a remote destination. I can do it inefficiently in ...
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NTFS compression and RSync

I currently have a hard drive that I backup using RSync. I do weekly; monthly snapshots. I would like to compress some of my hard drive using NTFS compression. How would that affect my future ...
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How can I keep rsync from using encryption and compression for the file transfers after the connection is authorized?

I understand that a secure connection (i.e. ssh) is needed to authorize a connection to the remote server. But after that is authorized can the data be transmitted without encryption and compression ...
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Backing Up to a Compressed Archive on Linux

How would you go about backing up just some files and subdirectories of a given directory to a compressed archive so that the tree structure could then easily be recreated from that archive. ...
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rsync-like tool that supports compression and maintains hardlinks?

I use an rsync-based backup scheme to maintain daily (and soon weekly and monthly as well) "snapshots" of my file server, using rsync's link-dest feature to store hardlinks between the snapshots for ...