Wow, 94 Mbps! I’m transfering a 25 GB VMware Image from one machine to another through a 10/100 Mbps switch and am seeing 94 Mbps of throughput. The transfer is from an Ubuntu Linux machine to a MacBook Pro using the following command:
tar -c Ubuntu-8.10.vmwarevm | ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -- tar -x
I would have normally used scp to do the transfer, but had read ssh + tar was much faster due to scp’s implementation being inefficient. Guess, it’s true. Rock on, folks.