[CentOS] inquiry about limitation of file system

Sat Nov 3 08:16:32 UTC 2018
yf chu <cyflhn at 163.com>

Thank you for your hint.
I really mean I am planning to  store  millions of files on the file system.
Then may I ask that what is the maximum number of files which could be stored in one directory without affecting the performance of web server?

At 2018-11-03 16:03:56, "Walter H." <Walter.H at mathemainzel.info> wrote:
>On 03.11.2018 08:44, yf chu wrote:
>> I have a website with millions of pages.
>does 'millions of pages' also mean 'millions of files on the file system'?
>just a hint - has nothing to do with any file system as its universal:
>e.g. when you have 10000 files
>don't store them in one folder, create 100 folders with 100 files in each;
>there is no file system that handles millions of files in one folder
>or with limited resources (e.g. RAM)
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