Re: OT: Journaling FS Comparison

From: Tigran Aivazian (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 04:12:19 EST

On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Ian Chilton wrote:
> With there been 4 of them (ext3, reiserfs, XFS and JFS),
> it's not an easy choice for anyone.

at the time when I did the comparison using SPEC SFS to benchmark, the
choice was not hard at all -- absolute and obvious winner was reiserfs.
That is, amongst the freely available ones. (this was not too long ago, a
mere 2 months or so).

However, if you are willing to pay for your filesystem, our vxfs beats all
of the above at _very_ (very) high loads (loads unreachable by any other
filesystem so far ;) in both performance and stability. (well, it beats
them in most situations at low loads as well but that is not interesting)

It should be available to our beta-customers via


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