Many ArangoDB users rely on our
arangorestore tools as an integral part of their backup and recovery procedures. As such, we want to make the use of these tools, especially
arangodump, as fast as possible. We’ve been working hard toward this goal in preparation for the upcoming 3.4 release.
We’ve made a number of low-level server-side changes to significantly reduce overhead and improve throughput. Additionally, we’ve put some work into rewriting much of the code for the client tools to allow dumping and restoring collections in parallel, using a number of worker threads specified by
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