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SubjectRe: howto boost write(2) performance?
On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 16:56 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Michael Stiller <> writes:
> >
> > The write(2) performance is not good enough, the writer threads take to
> > much time, and i ask you for ideas, howto to boost the write
> > performance.
> You could use an O_DIRECT write if the data is suitably aligned
> and your IO sizes are big enough (O_DIRECT is usually a loss
> on small IOs). It will also be synchronous, but if you do it
> from a separate thread anyways that should be fine.

Thanks to all who answered and especially to Andi. Using O_DIRECT did
the trick.



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