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mbuffer 20220418

Swiss army knife for data stream buffering (network aware)

mbuffer is a tool for buffering data streams with a large set of features:

  • direct support for TCP based network targets (IPv4 and IPv6)

  • ability to send to multiple targets in parallel (distribution mode)

  • support for multiple volumes

  • I/O rate limitation

  • high/low watermark based restart criteria

  • configurable buffer size

  • on the fly MD5 hash calculation

  • highly efficient, multi-threaded implementation


Install mbuffer 20220418 as follows:

guix install mbuffer@20220418

Or install the latest version:

guix install mbuffer

You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the guix shell documentation for more information.