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The problem with Bittorrent is that it is not good at lots of individual small files. This is where Google Drive and Dropbox excel (mostly.)



When there are lots of small files, you usually want all of them, something that a torrent guarantees and file by file downloads do not.

I'm aware that both Google Drive and Dropbox can create zip archives of whole folders, but who guarantees that the content hasn't been deleted or replaced? Integrity is more important than convenience.


What sort of issues do you have with lots of individual files? Are you talking about bundling them under torrents and dealing with that? Or having trackers handle +1000s of torrents?

Is there a self-hosted solution that does? Like IPFS or Dat?




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