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SubjectRe: performance & you-know-who
> Killing atime and all other issues are really _minor_ issues compared to
> my redesign of the flushtime handling, of the dirty buffer garbage
> collection and on my new shrink_mmap design.
> If the benchmark imply VM and I/O load, my tree will give a big boost (as
> _worse_ a 10% improvement) and it's rock solid (I doesn't work by luck).

If there is much VM and disk activity, we lose. NT keeps the whole damn
data set in memory with file handles open the whole time.

So if your patch changes anything, we have worse problems.
(assuming you meant _disk_ I/O load, not network I/O load)

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