Rsync two directories

rsync -rtvu –delete /source/dir /dest/dir

Found this is really useful when migrating a large directory as you can copy the bulk of the files while the application is still running, then stop the app and copy only the “diff”, reducing the amount of “downtime”.

From: http://www.jveweb.net/en/archives/2010/11/synchronizing-folders-with-rsync.html

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