I have phpstorm IDE over vpn + sshfs from home and it's git which is slow, scanning lots of files.
I use https://github.com/ericpruitt/sshfsexec with my ide or my terminal and all local commands are executed as ssh remote commands automatically and it's faster.
After install it, on PHPSTORM : settings>Git > path to git executable => /home/username/...
rsync since version 3.2.0 supports more than zlib:
turn on compression
choose compression from lz4 (fastest), zstd, zlibx, zlib (slowest), none
zlib and zstd can be tuned with compression level
zlib from 1 (lowest) to 9 (highest), default 6
The added overhead with hardlink-based incremental backup is generally due to all the new directories each backup run need to create.
Directories can not be hardlinked on Linux (or other Unixes) and need to be create as usual. They consume spaces as any other files, so you end with a small overhead.
On the other hand an hardlink is only another name for the ...
I'd look into what could cifs not like in that vzdump-qemu-100-2021_05_16-00_00_03.vma.zst file.
Is the file created on remote volume ? It is empty of partially copied ?
Is the size of the file supported by the remote filesystem or by cifs protocol ?
Aslo if the file is usable by rsync :
Is the file accessible for the user running rsync (file rights, file ...
I ran into the same problem today. I had to sync files from the pod to my local machine.
My solution for this was this rsync command
rsync -aOv --blocking-io --rsync-path="/some/path/on/pod" --rsh="kubectl exec somePod -c someContainer -i -- " rsync:"/some/path/on/pod /some/local/path