[Samba] Am I getting the best performance?
aragonx at dcsnow.com
Fri Mar 14 23:58:52 GMT 2003
>> Much more overhead! NO questions!
>> > > What file system? ext2, ext3, reiserfs, xfs, jfs???? Even that
>> makes a hugh difference.
>> > All my server file systems are ext3.
>> Good results then. Try ext2fs.
> I'am running two 1+ Terrabyte servers using samba, but I changed
> from ext3 to SGI's XFS - much faster with alot of small files and
> also much faster when multiple users are accessing alot of files
> ( even a dir listing with 2000 files went several times faster )
> So for real performance:
> - buy 3ware ide raid controllers (10+ points for the 8500 serie!) - use
> XFS instead of ext3 (no battles please)
> - when having 400+ users think about troughput management(ratelimit/ip)
> - attach only *one* disk per ide port if you concat/stripe
> - copper gigabit is getting cheap now...
> My 2$,
Now that sounds like a reasonable setup. The big expense will be the 8500
What do you think about the RiserFS?
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