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What's The Fastest Linux Filesystem On Cheap Flash Media?

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Compact Flash and SD storage cards are everywhere; gigabytes for cheap in a tiny form factor. Most come formatted with VFAT. So what is the fastest Linux filesystem for these little devices?

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Secure Deletion Tools and Journaled Filesystems: Do they work?

http://techthrob.com

By now, everyone knows that if you want to make a file unrecoverable, you can't simply delete it - you have to use a tool like 'shred' or 'srm' to overwrite its contents. But a common question is whether this is effective on an ext3, ext4, or other journaled filesystems. This article discusses these filesystems, and whether secure deletion tools work on them.

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Created by nemilar 4 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 11 weeks ago
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Convert ext2/3 to ext4

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In this article I am going to show you how to migrate your ext2 or ext3 partition to ext4. I will use a Ubuntu machine as an example. I want to warn you that you could lose data by doing this so, following good administrative practices, back up your data!

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Created by l0g1c0l 4 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 17 weeks ago
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LVM, RAID, XFS and EXT3 filesystems tuning for small files heavy load parallel I/O on Debian

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Thousands concurrent parallel read write accesses over tens of millions of small files is a terrible performance tuning problem for e-mail servers.

You must understand and fine tune all your infrastructure chain, following the previous articles for data storage and multipath on Debian 5.x Lenny.

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EXT3, EXT4, Btrfs Ubuntu Netbook Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

We received a request from Canonical to look at the EXT3 performance. We have done just that.

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Created by linuxlooooser 4 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 43 weeks ago
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Migrating a live system from ext3 to ext4 filesystem

http://www.debian-administration.org

This article is meant to serve as a guide for migrating a live system from ext3 to an ext4 filesystem, including migration of files to use extents, a major feature in ext4.

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Fresh vs. rotten ext3

http://patrick-nagel.net

Did you ever hear sentences like “Linux/Unix filesystems are superior, to stuff like NTFS, let alone FAT32 - you don’t even need a defragmentation tool.”?

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Created by zarkovic 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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Linus Torvalds Upset over Ext3 and Ext4

http://www.linux-magazine.com

It all started with a request for help from Jesper Krogh in one of the first responses to Torvalds's announcement March 24 of Kernel 2.6.29 on the gmane.linux.kernel mailing list.

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SSD’s, Journaling, and noatime/relatime

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On occasion, you will see the advice that the ext3 file system is not suitable for Solid State Disks (SSD’s) due to the extra writes caused by journaling — and so Linux users using SSD’s should use ext2 instead. However, is this folk wisdom actually true?

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Created by FFlover 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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Ubuntu 9.04 Receives EXT4 Support

http://www.phoronix.com

With the EXT4 file-system having been stabilized with the Linux 2.6.28 kernel, the Ubuntu developers are preparing to adopt this evolutionary Linux file-system update. EXT4 will not replace EXT3 as the default file-system until at least Ubuntu 9.10, but as of yesterday, Ubuntu 9.04 now has install-time support for EXT4.

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Created by giantrobot 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Benchmarking Linux filesystems on software RAID 1

http://www.jejik.com

I have benchmarked various Linux filesystems using different blocksizes and workloads on an mdadm RAID 1 setup using two Western Digital 500 GB SATA 3.0 drives and a 3ware 9550XS 4-port hardware RAID card (which I had trouble getting to work initially). It's not as extensive as I would have liked, but I came across some interesting results.

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Created by Sander Marechal 6 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 34 weeks ago
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