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bigalloc

Posted Nov 30, 2011 18:22 UTC (Wed) by tialaramex (subscriber, #21167)
In reply to: bigalloc by Seegras
Parent article: Improving ext4: bigalloc, inline data, and metadata checksums

Ah, OK, I somehow got the idea this was the unavoidable future, rather than another option. Nothing to worry about then. Thanks for pointing that out.


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bigalloc

Posted Nov 30, 2011 19:19 UTC (Wed) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647) [Link]

It also seems that you might not want to use a filesystem at all for that type of application, but instead just mmap a block device directly.

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Posted Jun 14, 2012 14:19 UTC (Thu) by Klavs (guest, #10563) [Link]

like varnish does :)


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