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Re: Best Practices: Performance on Large Repositories?

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2005-03-16 11:34:24 CET

> Hello -
>
> We have a repository of about 11000 files totalling about 1200 MB. A
> commit or a status done at the trunk dir level takes as much as 30
> minutes whether using the svn command line (Windows XP or AIX) or
> Tortoise -- and seems to use very little CPU. Also, the server (RH ES 3
> on 2.4 Ghz Xeon using apache/berkeley db) just idles most of the time
> and seems to be doing nothing during any of these actions.
>
> What is the best way to improve performance? Since the server is idling
> I'm assuming it's not a software problem on the repository server. Are
> there benchmarks somewhere that we can look at to see how far off our
> setup is or is there anything we can do to semi-officially test
> performance against known good data?
>
> We end up doing a lot of "time svn commit trunk".
>
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated. If we're doing something
> wrong, that would be welcome news. If we are not doing something wrong,
> perhaps relative performance information should be posted in the FAQ?

The time required to do a commit also has a lot to do with filesystem
performance of the filesystem on which your working copy is located.

bye,

Erik.

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