UFS2 optimization for many small files

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sun Jul 1 19:00:07 UTC 2007


>> > snapshot of a partition, in order to perform a background-fsck and
>> > thus our website was down. So ufs2 does not scale well.
>
> Reasons not related to the nfs-server itself. FreeBSD itself was
> rock-solid. It was firmware-related on the storage-side.
>
i always use software mirror concat or both in FreeBSD. always works, 10 
times cheaper, fully portable and (yes true) comparable in speed. in some 
cases - faster.


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