improving concurrency/performance

John Madden jmadden at
Mon Nov 7 09:00:08 EST 2005

> Have you tried running something like postmark
> to benchmark your filesystem?

The disks are quite fast.  bonnie++, for example, shows writes at over 300MB/s. 
What I'm finding though is that the processes aren't ever pegging them out --
nothing ever goes into iowait.  The bottleneck is elsewhere...


John Madden
UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
jmadden at

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