filesystem: 12h to delete 32GB of data

Gary Gatten Ggatten at
Wed May 6 18:50:23 UTC 2009

OT now, but in high i/o envs with high concurrency needs, RAID5 is still the way to go, esp if 90% of i/o is reads. Of course it depends on file size / type as well... Anyway, let's sum it up with "a storage subsystem is only as fast as its slowest link"

----- Original Message -----
From: Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at>
To: Bill Moran <wmoran at>
Cc: Gary Gatten; Benjamin Krueger <benjamin at>; freebsd-performance at <freebsd-performance at>; Olivier Mueller <om-lists-bsd at>; freebsd-questions at <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Wed May 06 13:31:53 2009
Subject: Re: filesystem: 12h to delete 32GB of data

> yes, some of them suck royally.

you should rather say "some of them doesn't suck".

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