[owncloud-devel] reddit thread: Sync daemon on server?

Sven sdze at icloud.com
Mon Jul 28 12:20:29 GMT 2014


I think you don't need a sync daemon. 

To get a push experience, I would design an EventStream in PHP. 

Mozilla explains this technology here:

So basically its a client side open socket to a php script and the php script pushes in an infinite loop all changes to the client. 

Instead of polling for changes, PHP handles this. 


> Am 28.07.2014 um 11:48 schrieb Jan-Christoph Borchardt <hey at jancborchardt.net>:
> I’m at GUADEC (the GNOME conference) at the moment and someone pointed me to this reddit thread on the ownCloud 7 release:
> http://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/2biaeh/owncloud_7_released/cj5n5bq
> The main comment says:
> > It still needs a proper syncing daemon on a server. Having the client machine handle all of the syncing isn't good for performance. I was using Owncloud 5 and I remember trying to sync a computer with about 60-100 GB worth of iPhone pictures stored on a Windows machine (Don't kill me, this was a friends computer). The whole process hung 20 gigs in, couldn't index any more than that, and the entire process took all of the life out of my friends laptop.
> Any comment on that (is this still happening with ownCloud 7), or are we doing anything about stuff like that?
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