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  1. ndr

    Question about my setup

    Thanks for the explanation @srcrist!
  2. Hi, Does anyone have any experience streaming remux movies with GDrive through CloudDrive/Plex? I have 500Mbit/500Mbit connection and 720p/1080p and even 2160p movies stream without any issues but Remux doesn't, the buffering is constant from start and doesn't get better. I have tried streaming on my Apple TV 4K (ethernet cable) and iPad (5Ghz WiFi) but both of them have the same issue. Are there maybe any settings I need to change in Plex or CloudDrive to make it work?
  3. ndr

    Question about my setup

    Hi @srcrist, Thanks for the reply. One thing I'm thinking about is the "temp folder" location. Since everything is first downloaded to temp which is my GDrive before being handled, does that increase the data usage? Since there is cap of 750GB/day I want to avoid unnecessary traffic between my PC <> GDrive. For example which of these two scenarios require least data sent to GDrive? #1 1. Download files directly to GDrive temp 2. Extract files in same folder 3. Move .mkv file to \Movies\ folder on same GDrive 4. Delete .rar files #2 1. Download files to local PC temp 2. Extract files in same folder 3. Move .mkv files to \Movies\ folder on GDrive 4. Delete locally stored .rar files My first guess is that #1 require more data sent but I don't know how Google/CloudDrive handles step 2-4 and what impact they have for the data usage. Sorry for my stupid questions but I am not that good at this
  4. Hi, I'm going to evaluate DrivePool together with CloudDrive. My goal is to use these two so I can work around the 750GB/day limit and in the backend I have Plex running for consuming data. I have two GSuite accounts and mapped up two drives with CloudDrive. Currently only one of the GDrives have data on it (2TB). I installed DrivePool and everything is setup as default and then I added the two GDrives to one pool. My questions is; Since the pool is empty from start, what should I do from here. Copy/paste all data from GDrive to the pool drive? And is there any default settings I should tweak or turn on/off before I start using this? EDIT: What happens with the data if I dont wan't two drives in the future? Are you able to just delete one of the virtual GDrives and still keep all data or do I need to transfer them in some way before? Thanks!
  5. ndr

    Question about my setup

    Hi, I just started using CloudDrive for syncing data to Google Drive and so far it works great, uploading around 750GB / day I tried tweaking some settings based on user recommendations here but I got some questions about my workflow and if I should change it because of optimal performance etc... My current setup looks like this: Hardware and connection: x2 SSD M.2 disks with following volumes: Disk 1 - C: 500GB (OS) Disk Disk 2 - E: 500GB (CloudDrive cache) 30GB (expandable) CloudDrive D: 60TB (Google Drive) 500/500Mbit fiber connection I/O Performance settings Download threads = 10 Upload threads = 5 Download throttling = 200 Mbits/s Upload throttling = 75 Mbits/s Upload threshold: 1,00 MB or 5 min Minimum download size: 20MB Prefetcher trigger = 10MB Prefetch forward 100MB Prefetch time window = 10 sec My current workflow looks like this: > Radar/Sonarr/Qbitorrent sends data to D:\Temp\ > CloudDrive is set to use E: as cache volume. > Radarr/Sonarr/Qbitorrent does it's magic and sorts the data etc and moves around the folders from D:\Temp\ to different subfolders like D:\Movies etc. Then I have my Plex on the same machine installed on the C drive grabbing all data etc (you know the drill). My question is; As you can see with the workflow above, everything lands directly into the virtual drive and gets cached on a different drive. Is this a good way to transfer files to GDrive or should I change where my temp data is stored before sending it to Google Drive? Or is the application smart enough to handle it? So far I haven't come across any issues yet but maybe I'm doing it wrong and there are better "optimal" ways to do it?
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