[clug] Tips for improving ext3 performance

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Thu Jul 3 05:03:15 GMT 2008

On 03/07/2008, at 14:20 , Chris Smart wrote:

> Some things that come to mind are changing the journal type, changing
> atime,  using a stride size when using raid and offsetting the  
> partition
> start to align with stripe.

Get more RAM, and "cat" the files you commonly work with in order to  
precache every file you're going to edit?

Use a hardware RAID controller that includes battery backup and a few  
dozens of mebibytes of onboard cache so you can turn on write-back  

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