[Gluster-users] gluster with xfs

Rudi Ahlers Rudi at SoftDux.com
Mon Nov 15 15:08:42 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Craig Carl <craig at gluster.com> wrote:
>   From a previous XFS & Gluster discussion -
> "The reason we usually recommend Ext3 instead of XFS is because the
> implementation of extended attributes in Ext3 is significantly faster than
> in XFS. GlusterFS makes use of extended attributes quite a bit, especially
> the replicate translator. In an environment with lots of small files and
> many creation/deletion operations, using XFS with replication will be slower
> than Ext3.
> Thanks,
> Craig
> -->
> Craig Carl
> Senior Systems Engineer
> Gluster

Carl, what would be best in terms of  performance for a smal file
environment, like for example web hosting & email when setting up a
replicated Gluster environment?

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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