[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]
Re: Snapshots in tmpfs
On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 06:14:04AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> The problem with that scheme is that you rewrite everything to the
> flash over and over again anytime something changes, which is going to
> generate vastly more write cycles than just using a normal fs.
This scheme doesn't write anytime something changes, it writes
periodically. The number of write cycles over/under a normal fs depends
on the period, on the rate of application writes, on the proportion of
files changed v. unchanged in a typical period.
dyoung%pobox.com@localhost Urbana, IL (217) 721-9981
Main Index |
Thread Index |