Storing a lot of little files
clefevre-lists at 9online.fr
Tue Jun 15 18:04:08 GMT 2004
"Eugene" <el2000 at km.ru> wrote:
> Hello freebsd-current,
> I need to store a lot (hundreds of millions) of very little files (from 8
> to 50K) in my filesystem.
some times ago, there where something called "inode fs" (aka IFS).
unfortunatelly, this was killed from -current (5.x) two years ago.
more details here (google "freebsd +ifs +inode"):
> What's the best way to optimize it? Which newfs options can you
> recommend me?
so, the best way would be to have multi-level directories to reduce
the number of entries in one directory whatever the underlying file
system is (except, maybe, database-like filesystems).
something like :
using google "million +files +directory +fs" :
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