I've got a file server with a bunch of disks running together in a BTRFS pool and want to add an SSD for caching. I'm not mainly after speeding up things, but want to catch the regular small accesses ...
I am working on QNX 6.5 Operating system. QNX 6.5 supports POSIX APIs. I am trying to build an application which is used to evaluate performance of hard-disks. My application will read/write/read ...
Say I have some partitions; one on a SATA drive and one on an SSD. I want to create a "virtual" hybrid disk. Is this possible?
The manual page says about the barrier option for ext4: Write barriers enforce proper on-disk ordering of journal commits, making volatile disk write caches safe to use, at some performance ...
I want to compare the speed of these two commands: grep pattern1 files* grep pattern2 files* Unfortunately, the first grep reads much of files* into memory buffers, so the second grep runs ...
One of the well-known properties of dm-crypt is that it does not handle write barriers properly and hence it requires turning off on-drive write cache to prevent corruption of filesystems. As far as I ...