phoronix benchmarks ext4 vs. btrfs

Matthias Runge mrunge at
Fri Mar 9 07:10:12 UTC 2012

On 09/03/12 07:43, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Don't file transfers get cached and return to a console as 'complete'
> long before the data is ever written, sometimes?

I've learned a long time ago, if you want to get near real numbers, you
to write data at least three times larger than memory size to get
around file system caching. I guess, that's still valid.

Matthias Runge <mrunge at>
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