Document sharing issues
ypod at mit.edu
Tue Apr 22 04:26:06 EDT 2008
Guillaume Desmottes wrote:
> Le lundi 21 avril 2008 à 10:24 -0500, James Simmons a écrit :
>> 2). Downloading a document is very slow. I distribute View Slides
>> files on an Apache server, using the Browse activity to copy same to the
>> Journal. This takes under a minute even for a large file (over 15mb).
>> Then I share the document with another instance of Sugar on the same
>> box. *That* is agonizingly slow. I know the two instances are not
>> communicating directly, but it still seems like there is a lot of
>> overhead going on. Can I do anything about this?
> Were you using Gabble or Salut? Currently Gabble stream tubes still send
> their data through the jabber server making transfer really slow. I'm
> working on implementing real p2p instead (#4047).
> Salut doesn't have this problem though as it already uses TCP
Can you elaborate more on this? Isn't TCP the underlying mechanism for
Gabble also? How is Salut more efficient?
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