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Re: Ext3 vs. Reiser?



On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 05:26:55PM +0100, Martin Eriksson wrote:
> I was just wondering how Ext3 and Reiserfs compare. When I reinstalled my
> server (because of a stupid hacker) I took the opportunity to change to
> ReiserFS. And I have to say it's really much faster than Ext3.
> 
> So what's some highlights on Ext3 vs. ReiserFS? I guess the Ext2 compability
> is one large factor for using Ext3, but otherwise?

I ran some benchmarks recently to test performance of several Linux
filesystems under heavey synchronous load (ie a mail server).  For this,
ext3 data=journal was nearly twice as fast as ReiserFS.

See http://bruce-guenter.dyndns.org/benchmarking/
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