What's the fast way to Upload my 2TB contents onto DO spaces?

I need to upload 2TB of content to DO Spaces. The average file size ranges from 15GB to 20GB. What is the quickest method to upload everything? My upload speed is approximately 200Mbps. I’m currently using rclone to upload some files, but the upload speed doesn’t exceed 5Mbps. With my previous provider, I shipped a hard drive, and they transferred the data within a day. Does DO offer this option as well?

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Bobby Iliev
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November 9, 2023

Hi there,

What you could try with rclone is to increase the number of concurrent uploads. Rclone allows you to do this with the --transfers flag.

Along with that you could try out the --s3-chunk-size and --s3-upload-concurrency flags with different values to optimize upload speeds.

I believe that DigitalOcean does not offer a service to physically ship a hard drive for data transfer, but you can reach out to the support team who might be able to provide you with more details on that:

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.

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