[Dirvish] Filesystems for big partitions

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Thu Oct 8 08:44:27 UTC 2015

Paul Slootman wrote:
> I generally use ext4, as it performs well and predictably.

Again, FWIW, I used to use reiser, which was good, and then tried ext4
but it was much too slow, after which I moved to XFS and then ZFS. I'm
quite prepared to accept that ext4 is perfectly fine on other workloads.
I think the moral is that you need to benchmark your own workload at the

Cheers, Dave

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