7pm, Wednesday, 10 March 2021
Topic 1/2: rsync
Speaker: Tom Ryder
You’d think copying files between two different machines would be a relatively simple task, but it’s fraught with all sorts of subtlety and wastefulness. The
rsync tool changed everything—fast, efficient, accurate file copies, right down to preserving file permissions, compressed transfer, and differential transfer—transferring only changed data. Tom will provide an introduction to command‐line
rsync and a treatment of a couple of applications using it: the Grsync GUI, and the Dirvish backup system.
Topic 2/2: Quasar
Speaker: William Bell
framework, and how to use it with Docker.