[CentOS] best filesystem for a webserver

Sun Oct 3 14:40:30 UTC 2010
Roland RoLaNd <r_o_l_a_n_d at hotmail.com>

Dear all,

i'm setting up a new machine to handle a webserver with mysql

web directory contains alot of small files and database is around 15 GB

i've did a bit research, read alot of articles..
mainly i came up with the understanding that:

EXT3 is the set it and forget it kind of filesystem.
and reiserFS is the best choice for small files though there's a bigger risk of data loss upon power failure (better solved in ext3)

any advice on this matter? or any other filesystem you advise me to use on a production system?


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