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Using Disk Compression With Btrfs To Enhance Performance

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Earlier this month we delivered benchmarks comparing the ZFS, EXT4, and Btrfs file-systems from both solid-state drives and hard drives. In this article we have our Btrfs test results when the zlib compression mount option was enabled for looking at the SSD compression performance.

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Performance Tuning The Apache Web Server

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The most important aspect of webserver performance is the amount of available RAM. This means that as you set up your server it is important to prevent the server from using the swap file as this will dramatically slow down the server.

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Mozilla designer says Google Chrome uses speed tricks

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An interface designer interning at Mozilla has suggested that the company mimic gimmicks in Google's Chrome to make users think Firefox starts up faster.

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The Cost Of Running Compiz

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Earlier this week we published benchmarks comparing Arch Linux and Ubuntu.

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Benchmarks Of GCC 4.5.0 Compiler Performance

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Last week GCC 4.5.0 entered the world with improvements. Over the weekend we decided to benchmark this major update to the GNU Compiler Collection to see how its performance compares to that of GCC 4.3 and 4.4.

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How to view the performance details of individual CPUs in the top command

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You can view the performance details of each CPUs of your machine in the top command by pressing...

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Desktops and their performance

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Phoronix has used its Test Suite to compare the memory and power consumption of different desktop environments. However, the results should be handled with care.

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Five Tools for Measuring and Improving Linux System Performance

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Out of the box, Linux runs just fine for many uses. But if you find yourself needing to ferret out performance problems or tune the kernel for better performance, Linux has more than enough tools to measure and tweak system performance.

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An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In Ubuntu 10.04

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In December we wrote that Ubuntu 10.04 already shortened the boot time, which has been a great focus amongst Canonical and Ubuntu developers as they strive for a ten second boot. A lot has changed since that article.

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Linux performance: is Linux becoming just too slow and bloated?

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This is an aspect of FOSS that is regaining some measure of interest: for years, it was considered that writing production-ready FOSS meant lean and mean software. However, recent events have shown that, in the case of the Linux kernel, this is no longer exactly true: performance is dropping slowly yet steadily. How come?

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Linux performance basics

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I want to write about Cassandra performance tuning, but first I need to cover some basics: how to use vmstat, iostat, and top to understand what part of your system is the bottleneck -- not just for Cassandra but for any system.

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The Performance Of EXT4 Then & Now

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Over the past week there has been a lot of talk about the EXT4 file-system following the announcement that Google is migrating their EXT2 file-systems to EXT4. Their reasons for this transition to EXT4 are attributed to the easy migration process and Google engineers are pleased with this file-system's performance.

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Are source compiled packages really faster?

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It is often a question of debate. Are packages compiled from source really faster than pre-digested ones? In other words will your Linux distribution run faster with apt or rpm packages compared to having everything compiled from source on your machine?

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Improving MetaData Performance of the Ext4 Journaling Device

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In the never-ending quest for more performance, we examine three different journaling device options for ext4 with an eye toward improving metadata performance. Who doesn't like speed?

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Ubuntu 10.04 Is Off To A Poor Performance Start

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Tomorrow will mark the first alpha release of Ubuntu 10.04, and while there is still a long journey ahead for this Long-Term Support release before it officially makes its debut in April, we could not pass up the opportunity to provide some early benchmarks.

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