[Samba] Small file performance
vl at samba.org
Mon Jan 9 07:00:57 UTC 2017
On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 09:39:31AM +1100, John Gardeniers via samba wrote:
> We are experiencing painfully slow performance when transferring many small
> files via Samba. We are currently running Samba 4.5.1, although based on my
> searches the version doesn't seem to make any difference and this is a long
> standing problem.
SMB performance critically depends on the client. What client are you
> Based on my searches I've been playing around with a number of settings. The
> testbed right now has the following options added to the basic smb.conf:
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_RCVBUF=32768
> read raw = yes
> write raw = yes
> strict locking = no
> min receivefile size = 16384
> use sendfile = yes
> aio read size = 16384
> aio write size = 16384
> strict allocate = yes
Just get rid of all these options, in particular the socket options.
Replace them with
aio read size = 1
aio write size = 1
and that's it.
What't your network latency (ping time)? That's a lot more critical
than raw bandwidth.
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