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Re: Linux prefered for running Subversion : call for testimonials

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-14 15:08:22 CET

On Nov 14, 2007 9:04 AM, Micah Elliott <mde@micahelliott.com> wrote:
> > 2- Performance :
> > 2-a : "NTFS Filesystem does not seem to perform well with large bnumber
> > of small filles" (I can't confirm it since I absolutely does not know
> > Windows NTFS capabilities)
> > reference :
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&&msgNo=61947
> 2-b : Malware-protection doesn't need to be running so you might
> save some cycles there.
> 2-c : Harder to know what unnecessary services can be shut down
> on Windows (if even possible).
> 2-d : RAID. I wouldn't know where to start setting this up in
> Windows, but it should only take you a couple extra install
> clicks to set up in Linux (and you can choose other filesystems
> if desired).

For these last 2, this is why I have a Windows sysadmin managing the
OS/server itself, and I'm just responsible for Subversion.

Also, we mount most everything to a SAN, so RAID, etc. is a non-issue
at the OS level. We just mount a location that's been provided.

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