file transfer sharepoint 2016 improvements

File transfer improvement in sharepoint 2016

Below table describes about file transfer improvement in sharepoint 2016

SharePoint Version Mechanism Description
SharePoint 2010 Cobalt protocol Server fetch whole document from database and merge existing content with the user changes before saving the whole document back to content database.
SharePoint 2013 Shredded Storage Documents stored in small pieces in content database, so server does not have to fetch the whole document to merge original contents with the changes, which ultimately reduces the server processing overhead.
SharePoint 2016 Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) Improves upload and download speeds and resiliency.