[Samba] suggestions for a "fast" fileserver - 1G / 10G

Bjoern Meier bjoern.meier at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 04:28:55 MDT 2014


2014-03-24 9:45 GMT+01:00 Emmanuel Florac <eflorac at intellique.com>:
> Le Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:37:15 +0100 vous écriviez:
>> I'm looking for some recommendations for a "fast" fileserver regarding
>> the hardware you use.
> What is your disk subsystem like? What filesystem, with which mount
> options? Any server I've setup in the past 3 years routinely achieve
> 110 MB/s with samba on GigE, 600 to 800 MB/s using 10 GigE.

this was very interesting, because our Samba 3.6 with ext4 has a limit
with 8mb/s in a 1GigE.
So I have installed a test-machine with Samba 4.1.

with ext4: 40 MB/s
with xfs: 110 MB/s

so the data is pretty accurate.


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