Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 01:05:16PM -0400, Diego Julian Remolina wrote: > > >>This does not seem to make sense; the inner tracks have lower performance > >>because the linear speed is slower there and the amount of data you can > >>store is less. > > > > > >what about seeks ? > > And to make things even harder to figure out, how about the effect of NCQ > on seeks and performance? > > I guess there are way too many factors to know for sure other than > performing benchmarks. <snip> or just buy more drives ;-) ... > Personally, I have two servers with 12 Drives in raid 10 using the ARECA > ARC-1160 raid controllers. Running benchmarks with drbd on those servers I > found the bottleneck to be the Gigabit card. Bonnie maxed out at ~120MB/s > using drbd while I got ~230MB/s without drbd (no need to channel bond, I am > happy with 120MB/s writes), so even having the metadata at the end of the > disk does not matter that much on my systems. Regards, Paddy -- Perl 6 will give you the big knob. -- Larry Wall