Great Filesystem Shoot-out

Grant Robinson santiago at
Fri Sep 2 11:21:58 MDT 2005

On Sep 02, 2005, at 11:14 AM, Lars Rasmussen wrote:

> On 9/2/05, Grant Robinson <santiago at> wrote:
>> Yes, it is skewed.  It does give us a reference point of how fast
>> certain operations perform (creations, deletetions, etc).  Two other
>> good tests would be a balanced set of medium size, typical writes (1k,
>> 100k, 1MB, 10MB) as well as some tests of larger writes (100 MB, 500
>> MB, 1 GB, 5 GB).  If there is enough interest there, I'm sure we could
>> do something similar.
> Please do.  I like your idea of 3 tests (small, typical, and large 
> writes).
> Why not combine them all in a single script?

I can do that.  I literally threw that script together in a minute, so 
it's not a great piece of software engineering.  I will put together a 
script that does that, unless someone else beats me to the punch.


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