[CentOS] Looking for experiences with filesystem choices....
timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Sun Mar 21 16:07:29 UTC 2010
On 03/21/2010 04:01 PM, Tom Bishop wrote:
> Lots of opinions out there and I have read and read, so I have a home
> server that I have finally setup with a hot swap hdd cage and what I am
> planning on doing is copying my data drive every other day and rotating
> them offsite, haven't figured out how often though. So I did my first
> test last night and the backup drive was formatted with ext3 but looking
> to try to speed things up and was wondering what would be my best
> choice. Most of my data is on VM's and the hdd files on some of them
> are quite large, I have used JFS and reiser in the past and was leaning
> on going with JFS but am tempted to look at XFS. So what I was
> wondering are what are folks experiences (instead of opinions) with
> different filesystems and while I want speed it needs to be reliable
> since it will be my back up data....running centos 5.4 x64
> Thanks in advance...
in December last year there was a nice thread about choosing the 'right'
FS for certain circumstances, which included JFS, XFS, ext3/4 etc.
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