[CentOS] Deduplication data for CentOS?

Ryan Palamara Ryan.Palamara at zaisgroup.com
Thu Sep 13 15:47:39 EDT 2012


It depends on size of the data that you are storing and the block size. Here is a good primer on it: http://constantin.glez.de/blog/2011/07/zfs-dedupe-or-not-dedupe

As a quick estimate, about 5GB per 1TB or storage for SSD. However I believe that you would need even more RAM since only a 1/4 of the RAM will be used for the dedupe table with ZFS.

Thank you,

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-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Les Mikesell
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:09 PM
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Subject: Re: [CentOS] Deduplication data for CentOS?

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Ryan Palamara <Ryan.Palamara at zaisgroup.com> wrote:
> The better option for ZFS would be to get a SSD and move the dedupe table onto that drive instead of having it in RAM, because it can become massive.

What's 'massive' in dollars these days?

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