Restic Guide Part 25: Tuning Backups

Restic Guide Part 25: Tuning Backups

In this video, I’ll show you a few ways you can tune Restic performance. You can do things like disable read scan, set upload and download limits, adjust pack size, and more.

Note: Currently, pack size has a limit of 128 megs.


00:00 Intro
00:12 No Scan
00:24 Limiting Upload and Download
00:51 Read Concurrency
01:07 Backend Connection (via Extended Options)
01:48 Pack Size
02:41 Compression
03:06 Setting Backup Priority


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