[tahoe-dev] Recommendations for minimal RAM usage ?

Shawn Willden shawn at willden.org
Fri Mar 16 13:30:15 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 1:19 AM, Johannes Nix <Johannes.Nix at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hello Brian,
> > Upload and download some large files and then look at the "Recent
> > Upload/Download Status" pages for them (linked from the Welcome Page):
> > that should give you some idea of how much time is spent for various
> > operations. Zfec encoding and AES encryption are pretty minimal: they
> > run at 10s or 100s of megabytes per second, at least on regular
> > laptop/desktop CPUs. SHA256 hashing is also really fast.
> Yes, I see that encryption times don't really matter on a desktop CPU.

Are you sure they matter on a NAS box?  If you haven't measured them, it
would be a good thing to do.  You might be surprised how fast they are.

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