Re: {* 05.00 *}Re: Re: Desperate with 870 QVO and ZFS

From: mike tancsa <>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 13:43:29 UTC
On 4/7/2022 7:25 AM, mike tancsa wrote:
> On 4/7/2022 4:59 AM, wrote:
>> Hi Mike!
>> Thanks a lot for your comment. I see. As said before, we didn't 
>> really enable compression because we just keep the config as FreeBSD 
>> leaves by default. Apart from that, having tons of disk space and 
>> well... for avoiding the load of compress/decompress... The main 
>> reason was it was not enabled by default really and not to have seen 
>> a real reason for it.... was not more than that....I appreciate your 
>> comments really :)
> Think of the extreme case where you do something like
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/tank/junk.bin bs=1m count=10000
> as this is a 20G file that takes just a few hundred bytes of write IO 
> on a compressed system. Obviously, as the compress ratio reduces in 
> the real world the benefits become less.  Where that diminishing 
> return is, not sure.  But something to keep in mind
You might also want to have a look at this article which I found quite