How can I know how many IOPS I need my storage to deliver for my overloaded Linux server? I have a server and I know it has storage as its bottleneck. I would like the bottleneck not to be storage, ...
I have an alix board on which I have installed debian4alix (sqeeze). After using it for a while I noticed that the write performance of the board was pretty low. I ran the following test: dd ...
Question: Is there a tool supporting de-fragmentation of LVM2 logical volumes ? (Making their extents into consistent sequences) Preferably by defining desired order of extents (something like ...
Is there any way to make the system more consistent when using LUKS? (or slow storage in general) as it is everything is snappy until the write buffer is full, then everything grinds to a halt as the ...