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Re: [Linux-cluster] clvmd without GFS?



On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 09:50:39AM -0500, Matt Mitchell wrote:

> It seems like there is a lot of contention for the directory inodes 
> (which is probably unavoidable) and that would likely be helped by 
> segregating the files into smaller subdirectories.  

right

> Implementation-wise, is there a magic number or formula to follow for
> sizing these directories?   

one general rule is that the more nodes can work in their own directories,
the less contention and better performance

> Does the number of journals make a difference?

no, each node uses its own journal so there's no contention there

-- 
Dave Teigland  <teigland redhat com>


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