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From Stas Oskin <stas.os...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Recommended file-system for DataNode
Date Thu, 08 Oct 2009 19:26:03 GMT

Thanks for the info.

What about JFS, any idea how well it compares to XFS?

>From what I read, JFS is considered more stable then XFS, but less
performing, so I wonder if this true.

Also, Ext4 is around the corner and was recently accepted into kernel, so I
wonder if anyone knows about this one.


2009/10/8 Tom Wheeler <tomwheel@gmail.com>

> As an aside, there's a short article comparing the two in the latest
> edition of Linux Journal.  It was hardly scientific, but the main
> points were:
>  - XFS is faster than ext3, especially for large files
>  - XFS is currently unsupported on Red Hat Enterprise, but apparently
> will be soon.
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 12:12 PM, Stas Oskin <stas.oskin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the info, question is whether XFS performance justifies
> switching
> > from the more common Ext3?
> --
> Tom Wheeler
> http://www.tomwheeler.com/

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