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Dirty pages, faster writing and fsync

Dirty pages, faster writing and fsync

Posted Apr 7, 2014 19:01 UTC (Mon) by dlang (subscriber, #313)
In reply to: Dirty pages, faster writing and fsync by etienne
Parent article: PostgreSQL pain points

we can argue over the details all week, I'm not an expert here.

But the fact is that every filesystem except ext3 is able to do a fsync without syncing all pending data on the filesystem, and this has been acknowledged as a significant problem by the ext developers. They made sure that ext4 did not suffer the same problem.


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