[arch-dev-public] Devs choice of filesystems (was: [signoff] xfsprogs 2.9.5)

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 12:26:54 EST 2008

2008/2/9, Paul Mattal <paul at mattal.com>:
> We use xfs on our new fileservers. Testing revealed it's was the fastest
> under our conditions, by a significant margin.
> We use ext3 other places, except in scenarios where there will be lots
> of small files, in which case we favor reiserfs. I used to use reiserfs
> for almost everything, but ext3 seems essentially as good in most cases
> and the most reliable/stable of the bunch.
> There was one big xfs corruption issue about a year or so ago, which is
> scary, but is has been otherwise very stable. I've had some problems
> with reiserfs corruption, but they've been in very rare circumstances
> where it also wasn't clear there wasn't some bad hardware involved.

Just out of curiosity - did you compare XFS to JFS and what results
you've observed?

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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