Just need a simple answer, did some searching and couldn't find it. What is the metadata overhead with ext3 as compared to ext4? I migrated a number of volumes from a SAN that was using ext4 volumes ...
On file systems like btrfs you can preform a scrub, which will go though all the data to see if the data still matches the file system checksum. I would like to check the data on ext4 if it is ...
My disk are 10x1TB SAS 7200 RPM in a RAID 10 with a MegaRaid 9260 hardware controller with cache/BBU. This results in a 4.6TB RAID 10 volume. hdparm -t (when device is empty) results in 500MB/s. RAID ...
I run a website where about 10 million files (book covers) are stored in 3 levels of subdirectories, ranging [0-f]: 0/0/0/ 0/0/1/ ... f/f/f/ This leads to around 2400 files per directory, which is ...
Is data=journal on a separate device on Ext4 as good as using a RAID controller with battery backed cache for file system consistency?
It seems to me that data=journal prevents file system inconsistency in the case of power failure. Using it with a dedicated journal device mitigates the performance penalty of writing the data twice. ...
Specifically want to use the storage for music/video files but with a smattering of usual doc/xls/etc) - wondering if there is a concrete reason to go for one over the other. Thanks