[Dirvish] Replacing backup drive

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sat Jul 14 15:50:03 UTC 2018


On Sat, 14 Jul 2018, Jim Conger wrote:

> What dirvish truly beats the snot out of is the directory storage. Say you
> are keeping 30 days of snapshots. If a file hasn't changed in those 30
> days, it is stored once using one inode -- but it is in 30 directories. If
> you are investigating file systems, which is a bit like trying out
> religions, don't pick one with limited directory storage or poor directory
> performance.

Jim,

   Thanks again.

Rich


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