[CentOS] Largish filesystems [was Re: XFS install issue]

Ross S. W. Walker rwalker at medallion.com
Mon Jun 2 13:44:27 UTC 2008

Bent Terp wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 2:03 PM, Johnny Hughes 
> <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> > I would also not use XFS in production ... but that is just me.
> Interesting, I thought that XFS was fairly safe for use. What would
> you recommend for filesystems in the 50-500 terabyte range?
> (And yes, we do actually run a 70 TB at the moment, so I'm not asking
> just to annoy you; I'm genuinely interested in your opinion as well as
> those of others, so feel free to chip in)

Assuming you still want those all-in-one file systems then you
may want to look at JFS as I have heard good things about both
it's stability and performance.

Is there anyone running JFS currently that can attest to that?


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