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Thread: Ubuntu 12.10 File-Systems: Btrfs, EXT4, XFS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ericg View Post
    Side note: Why is Btrfs so good at threaded IO? Like what the f*ck? Thats a huge jump up from ext4 and xfs. Is it because of BTRFS design or what?
    COW "converts" a bunch of random writes into sequential writes; the downside is that the files will become more fragmented than with a traditional update-in-place filesystem.
    Last edited by jabl; 09-18-2012 at 01:59 AM. Reason: remove whitespace

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