1. MrCalvin

    EXT4 optimization (Journal, checksum, QEMU, LVM, MDADM)

    I've decide to use mdadm RAID1(root) and RAID5(data) on my servers and my final choice of filesystem was EXT4 for both (did consider btrfs, XFS and ZFS, but looking at all pros/cons I ended up with EXT4). I've started wondering about a few things in regards to performance optimizing: Twice...
  2. L

    SSD fast in ESXi and Windows slow in Linux

    Upgrading parts of my homelab and doing some storage tests using sysbench: sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G prepare sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G --file-test-mode=rndrw --max-time=300 --max-requests=0 run sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G cleanup I'm...
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    Intel NUC single SSD - best filesystem for Proxmox

    Just picked up an Intel Coffee Lake NUC. I've ordered a single M.2 NVMe SSD (1TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus). Wanted to run a few test VMs at home on it, nothing critical. Would ZFS be the best filesystem to use or would XFS/ext4 be better?