[Performance] Samba 3 vs. Samba 4 performance in NetBench

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jun 21 20:11:09 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 01:03:37PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Well the default on NTFS is non-sparse, and you have to explicitly
> set a file sparse to select that, so I'm guessing that netbench
> is just doing a good simulation of what Word actually does - ie. it
> always does the one-byte allocation write.

I doubt Word has its fingers sticking in here. I've seen it with cygwin dd as
well, and this for almost 100% certain does sequential writes.

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