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From: "Marc Stürmer" <mail@×××××××××××××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] ZFS
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 07:36:14
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] ZFS by Grant
1 Am 17.09.2013 09:20, schrieb Grant:
3 > Performance doesn't seem to be one of ZFS's strong points. Is it
4 > considered suitable for a high-performance server?
6 A high performance server for what?
8 But you've already given yourself the answer: if high performance is
9 what you are aiming for it depends on your performance needs and
10 probably ZFS on Linux is not got to meet those - yet. It is still evolving.
12 Of course benchmarks are static, real world usage is another cup of coffee.
14 > Besides performance, are there any drawbacks to ZFS compared to ext4?
16 Well it only comes as kernel module at the moment. Some people dislike
17 that.