Subject Re: [firebird-support] Forces writes and transaction throughput?
Author Thomas Woinke
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 4:49 PM, Milan Babuskov <milanb@...> wrote:
> My recommendation for Linux:
> - on system with a lot of reads: use ext3 and small FB page cache. If
> you use Classic Server, create a RAM disk for FB temporary sort space,
> so all instances can share it. More details are in paper I presented in
> Bergamo, it will be publicly available after next FB conference :)
> - on a system with a lot of writes and not many reads, use the raw device.

Sorry for being off-topic, too, but since this has already involved
into a file system discussion,
I'd like to know if someone has any experience with reiserfs or xfs
for use as base filesystem for a firebird server.
Are there any advantages or disadvantages compared to ext2/3 ?