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by Nytron
2016-02-12 02:02
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Segmented Downloads workaround...
Replies: 21
Views: 38152

Re: A Segmented Downloads workaround...

Segmented downloads have the technical drawbacks I described, they are also very difficult to implement. Thus, the pragmatic solution is to remove intentional throttling, fix bad server configuration and to lay down bigger cables, each of which is comparatively simple. The end user, a.k.a. anyone w...
by Nytron
2016-01-05 14:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Segmented Downloads workaround...
Replies: 21
Views: 38152

Re: A Segmented Downloads workaround...

In its default configuration, FileZilla can completely saturate a 100Mbit/s link at 300ms latency. In 300ms you can easily contact a server on the exact opposite side of the earth and obtain a reply. Let's look at the reasons for slowness, why segmented downloads are detrimental and how to fix the ...
by Nytron
2016-01-05 11:10
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Segmented Downloads workaround...
Replies: 21
Views: 38152

Re: A Segmented Downloads workaround...

The main reasons: - Segmented transfers add significant overhead - With proper configuration, segmented transfers are actually slower than single transfers, especially when using rotating disks as the storage device. - If the bottleneck is due to total available bandwidth, using segmented transfers...