[CentOS] ext4 in 5.3

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Thu Jan 22 19:09:03 UTC 2009

Peter Kjellstrom wrote:
> I disagree. On most raid-controllers we use XFS has a significant advantage 
> over Ext3 when it comes to large sequential writes. Ext3 gets nowhere near 
> the bare metal performance.
> So, in short, I think it will be interesting to see how Ext4 performs for 
> this.

Exactly. There are differences between file systems even when using very 
large files sequentially. I did benchmarks on various controllers and my 
experience was the same: the file system does matter.

Florin Andrei


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