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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: [opensuse-kernel] BtrFS as default fs?
  • From: Jon Nelson <jnelson-suse@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 07:10:57 -0500
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On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Claudio Freire <klaussfreire@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 7:16 AM, Dirk Müller <dirk@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Besides Scalability there are other attributes where
btrfs exceeds other filesystems.

Regarding the scalability part, lets not compare something from 3
years ago, lets compare the 13.1 kernel, kernel 3.11.0. Ext4 has had
pretty nice improvements in 3.11 regarding scalability, see for

You might or not like this benchmark, but the headline is pretty
clear: "EXT4 wins".

And, they didn't check, but at least for database workloads ext3 beats ext4.

Why do you say that?
I'm of the impression that ext4 is - highly - recommended over ext3.

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