[Gluster-users] very bad performance on small files

Max Ivanov ivanov.maxim at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 14:09:22 UTC 2011

> Gluster - and in fact most (all?) parallel filesystems are optimized for very large files. That being the case, small files are not retrieved as efficiently, and result in a larger number of file operations in total because there are a fixed number for each file accessed.

Which makes glusterfs perfomance unacceptable for web hosting purposes =(

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