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Parallel File Copy

I have a list of files I need to copy on a Linux system - each file ranges from 10 to 100GB in size. I only want to copy to the local filesystem. Is there a way to do this in parallel - with multiple ...
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Which is faster, and why: transferring several small files or few large files?

I soon will have a folder with thousands of files, each file on the order of a few KB. I will need to transfer these across a Windows network from one UNC share to another. In general, is it faster ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 can't be pinged while copying big file (HP DL 380 G8)

I have an HP DL380 G8 Server with installed Windows Server 2012 R2 and newest Network drivers etc. Another Person copied big files from an network share to the local hard disk. While copying the ...