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Re: More FSFS performance comments

From: Kevin Greiner <greinerk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-07 04:43:59 CEST

On 9/6/06, Troy Curtis Jr <troycurtisjr@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was really banking on the performance improvements (recap, FSFS: ~6
> min checkout times, ~35 min hotcopy times and BDB: ~3 min checkout
> times, ~7 min hotcopy times). Alas, my checkout times increased to
> just over ~8 minutes! Granted this was only a single test case (all I
> had time for today) and there may have been some gzipping happening on
> the server.

I'm curious to know if you timed the commit and update commands? In my
company, I bet most developers run a full checkout no more than once a month
but commit and update 1-10x per day. For the increased peace of mind that
comes with fsfs, I'm willing to live with twice as long checkout times. Most
of us work remotely so I think bandwidth is our bottleneck, not server I/O
or CPU.

As far as the lengthy hotcopy times, assuming the new copy is read-only,
have you considered using the new svnsync tool?
Received on Thu Sep 7 04:45:15 2006

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