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When setting up a dedicated MySql server, what is the best Linux file system to use? Are there any I should avoid?

The data partition will be on a simple Raid 1 mirror (in hardware).

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You should have a look at Lessons Learned in Building a Highly Scalable MySQL Database. They benchmarked mysql with some of these filesystems and jfs looks like a clear the winner.

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Haha... I figured this would have been answered, but I couldn't find it when I searched. I didn't think to search stackoverflow for dupes. Maybe some of those questions need to be ported over? –  BatRastered Jul 11 '09 at 1:58
Personally I think that the sites all being the same would suit me just fine :) –  crb Jul 11 '09 at 2:34

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