Read/write Speeds

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Read/write Speeds

Post by robs » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:32 pm


I have a Mac OS X Lion Mac Pro acting as and SMB server. On the Mac Pro server I have a custom SMB application. I can connect without Dave using OSX's 'Connect to server' function. I get approx 50MB/s read and 50MB/s write. I loaded Dave to get better performance with our video editing server and generally it does that. The SMB drives load instantly, however the read/write speeds are 75MB/s read and 22MB/s write.

I was hoping I read speeds were higher than my write as the its more critical for video editing.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Re: Read/write Speeds

Post by jim_t » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:08 am


DAVE supports connection to Microsoft Windows networking, and will only support Mac-to-Mac SMB connection if DAVE is installed on both Macs. Due to the significant differences in protocol, we cannot support connection to Apple's built-in Windows Sharing, Mac Samba implementations, or any other SMB server on OS X.

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