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Re: Will xfs scale to > 1GB/s on any hardware?

To: "William L. Jones" <jones@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Will xfs scale to > 1GB/s on any hardware?
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 15:48:15 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: Jarek Luberek <jarek@xxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <4.2.0.58.20010503150531.015376f8@127.0.0.1>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
That's why I mentioned what I did. You aren't going to use that kind of
hardware on a PC. Servers baby servers! :)

-- 
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On Thu, 3 May 2001, William L. Jones wrote:

> At 09:52 PM 5/3/2001 +0200, Jarek Luberek wrote:
> >I've seen that people repport 100 MB/s (sustained I hope) with
> >as few as 8 disks. Would XFS scale to > 1GB/s sustained and
>
> If your talking about a PC then it will take a while before PC are fast enough
> to do this.
>
> Most PC can only do about 200MB/sec on a memory copy.  With the
> newer memories 400MB/sec.  Memory is one bottle neck.
>
> You also have a bottle on the PC buses that would limit the Maxim aerate
> throw put.  The PC buses need to get faster.
>
> 100 MB/s is doable 200MB/s is possible.  It depends on how much money
> you want to spend and how specialized  you want to get.
>
>
> Bill Jones
>


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