Performance difference between multiple people requesting one file VS multiple identical files in different paths
Suppose I have X amount of users requesting http://mydomain.com/myfile.php Now consider a different scenario where the same X amount of users are requesting myfile.php, except instead of being ...
I want to manage a huge number of files on my server (say millions). It is needed to save files in two or three levels of folders to keep the number of files in each folder low. On the other hand, it ...
I am looking into moving our files in our Active Domain from our single server running Windows Server 2008 into another low performance server. I was wondering if a file server really needs high ...
I'm writing an application for storing lots of images (size <5MB) on an ext3 filesystem, this is what I have for now. After some searching here on serverfault I have decided for a structure of ...
On a daily basis we generate about 3.4 Million small jpeg files. We also delete about 3.4 Million 90 day old images. To date, we've dealt with this content by storing the images in a hierarchical ...
We have just moved our infrastructure from physical servers to virtual machines. Everything is running great and we are happy with the result of the move. We have identified one problem, and that is ...
We're using rsnapshot for backups. It keeps lots of snapshots of the backuped up file, but it does delete old ones. This is good. However it's taking about 7 hours to do a rm -rf on a massive ...