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Filesystem performance: Ext2, ReiserFS and XFS Benchmarks

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Never mind analyzing them, let's just benchmark them!
First of all, there is no a clear winner, XFS is better in some aspects or cases, ReiserFS in others, and both are better than Ext2 in the sense that they are comparable in performance (again, sometimes faster, sometimes slightly slower) but they a journaling file systems, and you already know what are their advantages... And perhaps the most important moral, is that Linux buffer/cache is really impressive and affected, positively, all the figures of my compilations, copies and random reads and writes. So, I would say, buy memory and go journaled ASAP...
 read more | mail this link | score:7515 | -Ray, May 31, 2001 (Updated: June 8, 2003)
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