I would be curious if building in memory might improve performance. I know tmpfs is subject to being swapped out to disk, but, it's got to be faster than just straight disk if there is enough memory in the box.
mount -o size=1G -t tmpfs "build" /mnt/build
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Subject: Re: [LINUX-L] Anyone interested in a server build contract?
Several folks have asked, so:
Please find attached.
- Allen S. Rout
On 05/24/2018 10:35 AM, Jon Akers wrote:
> I would be curious to know what he is doing in the first place that is
> requiring such high IOPS. In my experience, a large portion of the
> time the reason that a user needs high IOPS for their process is
> because they are doing something in that process that is simply...
> broken, and by tweaking things a little bit in the process things will go much smoother.
> Granted, I have no idea what this person is doing, which is why I ask.