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Copy large file from one Linux server to another

I'm attempting to copy a 75 gigabyte tgz (mysql lvm snapshot) from a Linux server in our LA data center to another Linux server in our NY data center over a 10MB link. I am getting about 20-30Kb/s ...
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Copying a large directory tree locally? cp or rsync?

I have to copy a large directory tree, about 1.8 TB. It's all local. Out of habit I'd use rsync, however I wonder if there's much point, and if I should rather use cp. I'm worried about permissions ...
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What is the simplest and fastest way to transfer large file through a Windows network?

I have a Window Server 2000 machine running MS SQL Server that stores over 20GB of data. The database is backed-up every day to the second harddrive. I want to transfer those backup files to another ...
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Is there a Linux equivalent of Yousendit? [closed]

We want to get functionality similar to Yousendit or one of the other services that allows end users to upload large files. But we have a few Linux servers and want to use these instead of a third ...
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Why can't I create files larger than 2 GB on Linux?

I wanted to share some knowledge I picked up when I ran into trouble using libpcap and snort to sniff a high-capacity (1 GB full duplex; 2 GB max aggregate) network link. The applications would sniff ...