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RE: SVN performance -URGENT

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:26:33 +0000

Please stop top posting.

> I tried in the same server where svn is hosted but there also it is taking too
> much of time I e it is taking 110 mins to checkout the 2200 Mbytes of data(in
> Windows it took 143 mins).
> I have not tried the command line option.Could you please tell how to do it
> from windows machine?

If you installed the command line option when you installed tortoise svn from a command line you would cd to your development root and use the a command like...

svn co http://myserver/svn/path workingcopyfoldername

> In windows when the checkout is completed I got a message saying 361
> Mbytes(different repository) transferred in 102 mins,but it is showing as
> 1.13GB when I checked the folder size.Why there is so much of difference .
> Ideally for 361 Mbytes,the checkout should complete in few mins but it is taking
> 102 mins. :-(

The working copy is generally 2x the size of the files in it, since the .svn folder contains the pristine copies of your working copy. This is how svn can do diffs against changed items In your working copy without hitting the server, and also how it can do reverts.

> I cannot turn off the anti-virus part and check.

That's unfortunate. Are you able to at least tell it to ignore your development root folder. We have corporate virus software too, but I am allowed to exclude folders, so I exclude c:\users\bob\development. Virus Software can really mess up svn and cause perf issues.

> > Hello Team,
> > We are using subversion 1.7 which is hosted in linux and apache is
> > being used along with this.
> > The linux is very powerful but we are facing a major issue during the
> > SVN operation from the windows system.
> > Windows system : Microsoft windows XP
> > 2.85 GB of Ram
> > tortoisesvn 1.7
> > Windows system is based in london and SVN server(linux system) is
> > located in New york .When i checked the bandwidth using iperf from the
> > windows system ,it is showing as 35.5MB .
> > So when i do a checkout of repository ,it get message at last saying .
> > 2200MBytes transfered at  143 mins.Which is very annoying.
> > According to bandwidth etc etc it should finish the checkout in few mins.
> > May i know where is the bottleneck?
> My first question would be, given the same machine being on the same LAN as
> the server, what is the checkout time?
> One of the biggest slowdowns on windows is Virus Software. Are you running
> any.
> Also, have you tested using the svn command line to do the checkout to see if it
> is any faster? Most virus software ignores command line apps.
> BOb
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Received on 2013-08-01 16:27:09 CEST

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