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poor performance with vmdk mounted as loop device even after conversion to raw

Edit 13/12/12 - At this stage it would appear to be related to Western Digital (and possibly others) Advanced Format 4K block sizes. This link goes some way into describing the issue, however the ...
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How to configure VirtualBox server for performance at home

I currently have two physical Ubuntu Server 10.10 servers at home: one serves as our firewall/router/DHCP/VPN server and the other performs double-duty as a file server and a VirtualBox host for an ...
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RHEL raw device (over VMware RDM) performance issues

I'm running RHEL 5.3 over vSphere 4.0U1. I configured multiple LUNs on my NetApp (Fibre) storage, and added the RDM on two (Linux) VMs, using the Paravirtual SCSI adapter. One LUN is 100GB in size, ...