[CentOS] 3ware performance in CentOS

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Jun 20 17:34:55 UTC 2008

Jim Perrin wrote:
> Nope. This is just a long-standing performance thing. You can tune
> ext3 to perform better, but on a 3ware card xfs will win, hands down.

of course, XFS can also fail spectacularly.    ext3fs fully journals all 
metadata updates.   I'm sure this is a major portion of the performance 
differences on writes.

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