sdd is a replacement for a program called 'dd'. sdd is much faster than dd in cases where input block size (ibs) is not equal to the output block size (obs). Statistics are more easily understood than those from 'dd'. Timing available, -time option will print transfer speed Timing & Statistics available at any time with SIGQUIT (^\) Can seek on input and output Fast null input Fast null output. Support for the RMT (Remote Tape Server) protocol makes remote I/O fast and easy.
|Tags||Archiving Benchmark Networking Systems Administration Utilities|
|Operating Systems||BeOS Mac OS X Windows OS/2 POSIX|
Release Notes: Many improvements were made, including support for the RMT (Remote Tape) protocol.
Release Notes: Support for the RMT (Remote Tape Server) protocol was added. fsync() is now done before printing statistics for NFS data integrity.
Release Notes: A new "-version" option was added. Large file support was added. A new makefile system was implemented, improving portability.