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Re: WAPL/RAIDframe performance problems
> Is it possible for you to set up a test with raid5 using a different sata
> or sas interface card?
I tried a Level 1 RAID on two SATA discs (on the same hardware that I did the
plain-SATA test on).
Throughput to the fs is 83MB/s write, 101MB/s read.
svn update takes 5,6s without WAPBL and 7s with WAPBL.
The touch..rm test takes 15,1s without WAPL and 13,6s with WAPBL.
Compared to plain disc on the same hardware:
- FS throughput is roughly as on a plain disc, as expected.
- svn update is slowed down only with WAPBL enabled.
- touch..rm performs roughly equivalent (to plain disc) without WAPBL,
but takes three times as long as on a plain disc with WAPBL enabled.
Compared to the mpt(4) SAS Level 1 RAID:
- FS write throughput is much faster as on mpt
- svn update with WAPBL is twice as fast as on mpt (no difference to mpt
when WAPBL is disabled)
I still don't understand why writing to a RAID 1 in stripe-sized chunks
could be noticebly slower than writing to the component device (as it is on
my mpt(4) SAS drives).
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