Re: [Bulk] [opensuse] defrag
- From: Hal Burgiss <hal@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 14:11:41 -0500
On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 11:01:41AM -0500, J wrote:
Perhaps the average user or even the small - medium sized enterprise
user may never see a problem, a large scale implementation could,
possibly see performance issues due files being either fragmented (not
so much a concern) or non-linearized (pointed out in one of the links
I my day job I babysit a handful of Linux servers used primarily for web
hosting. I don't ever recall any serious optimization recommendation that
even mentions defragging. At least with regard to Apache or MySQL. MySQL
especially is heavily disk IO bound.
Either way, I hardly think that the debate over whether or not to
defragment ext*, XFS, JFS, or other Linux/Unix filesystems is at the
same level as countries going to war to solve non-existent problems.
Not really equating the two. Just observing that if disinformation exists at
that level, its certainly possible to happen in lesser situations.
However, "In the days following the Filesystem Wars, one emerged alone
above the tattered remains..." ;-) Sounds like the making of a good
I like it. Real possibilities there!
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