Is Reiserfs better than ext3
ben at ee.duke.edu
Fri Jan 9 10:11:36 EST 2004
We have been using JFS, which has worked quite well for us. This is on a
Dell 2650 running Redhat 9.
--On Friday, January 9, 2004 22:46 +0800 Craig Ringer
<craig at postnewspapers.com.au> wrote:
> Ramprasad A Padmanabhan wrote:
>> I am having around 2000 users on my cyrus server ( redhat 9.0 )
>> someone told be I should reformat my partition in Reiserfs rather that
>> ext3 and I will get a great perlformance improvement
> I noticed a significant performance improvement when moving from ext3 to
> reiserfs, and consider it well worth it. That said, reiserfs doesn't play
> especially well with LVM snapshots, so there's a significant downside.
> Some people swear by XFS - and it /does/ work brilliantly with LVM - but
> there have been reports of unreliability and FS corruption.
> Craig Ringer
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