20TB Storage System
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Sep 5 06:40:30 PDT 2003
In message <16216.36410.889440.499438 at canoe.velocet.net>, David Gilbert writes:
>That reminds me... has anyone thought of designing the system to have
>more than 8 frags per block? Increasingly, for large file
>performance, we're pushing up the block size dramatically. This is
>with the assumption that large disks will contain large files.
>It strikes me that driving the block size up (as far as 1M) and having
>a 256 (or so) fragments might become appropriate.
Sounds like a _great_ project for somebody :-)
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