Baserock FAQ; btrfs speed

Javier Jardon javier.jardon at codethink.co.uk
Fri Nov 25 19:35:43 GMT 2011


On Thu, 2011-11-24 at 17:22 +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> Also, someone suggested that btrfs might be too slow for Baserock. I ran 
> some tests using the bonnie++ tool, on a laptop, against a spinning 
> disks (i.e., not on flash memory; didn't have a sufficiently large
> SD card available).
> 
>      fs type block write % of ext 4  block read  % of ext4
>      ext2    44909       85          68865       116
>      ext3    44571       84          68782       116
>      ext4    52787       100         59518       100
>      btrfs   53118       101         54253       91
> 
> The results are satisfactory, I think.

More detailed tests here, this time in a SSD drive [1]

[1]
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=btrfs_linux31_ssd&num=1







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