[CentOS] Is ext4 safe for a production server?

Timo Schoeler timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Sat Dec 5 16:37:05 UTC 2009


thus Miguel Medalha spake:
> 
>> For enterprise environments my favorite FS is XFS, YMMV, though.
>>   
> 
> I also thought about using xfs, but I don't like the idea of it being 
> dependent of an external kernel module that is always lagging behind the 
> current kernel version.

OTOH XFS never was 'invented here'...

> RedHat made the very questionable decision of NOT including the xfs 
> module in the 32 bit flavor of RHEL 5.4...

Well, XFS was developed on IRIX, so it was back then a pure 64bit FS...

Timo


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