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Re: Linux prefered for running Subversion : call for testimonials

From: Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn_at_spicycrypto.ca>
Date: 2007-11-14 18:11:22 CET

eg wrote:
> Nathan Kidd wrote:
>> Mike Brenner wrote:
>>>> ... NTFS is slow to open many small files ...
>>>
>>> NTFS also slows down as the number of files
>>> in one directory grows. Above a certain number
>>> of files, NTFS runs slower than the time it
>>> takes to compress and decompress the files,
>>> according to timings from our lab.
>>
>> Yes, but according to the sharding tests I ran with a script from
>> Malcolm Rowe's when he first added sharding, test script the effect for
>> straight file opens doesn't occur till a much greater number of files
>> exist (around 400K).
>>
>> See attached mail.
>>
>
>
> Do you know he had automatic short filename generation turned off?
>
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/210638

You're asking did I have it turned off? No. NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate
was turned on, however.

-Nathan

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