Phoronix Examines EXT4 Performance

Posted on: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 by TWIL
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Phoronix performed a thorough investigation into the speed differences of EXT4 across multiple versions of the Linux kernel.

It seems sometime around version 2.6.31 there were some major changes made that drastically impacted the performance of EXT4. What I gathered from the article was that quite a bit of error checking and correction was added in 2.6.31 that really hurt performance. Hopefully this will be taken care of in future releases… speed was one of the major benefits to EXT4 over EXT3.

For more information and the full results of Phoronix’s tests, check out the article.

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