ZFS install on a partition

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Fri May 24 17:01:29 UTC 2013

On Thu, 23 May 2013 11:00:21 +0200
Albert Shih <Albert.Shih at obspm.fr> wrote:

> Before I'm installing my server under 9.0 + ZFS I do some benchmarks with
> ionice to compare 
>     FreeBSD 9.0+ ZFS + 12 disk SATA 7200 rpm vs CentOS + H700 + 12 disk
> SAS 15krpm
> (Both are same Dell poweredge).
> And the ZFS+12 disk sata goes much faster than CentOS+H700+ext4 almost
> everywhere. Only for small file AND small record size the ZFS is slower
> than CentOS. 

	Hmm I wonder if that's mostly down to the SAS drives seeking faster
or between ZFS and ext4. The only real way to tell would be to give both
boxes the same kind of drives.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>

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