Following my previous post, I got some excellent feedback in the forms of comments, tweets and other chat. In no particular order:
- Commenter Tibi noted that ensuring I’m mounting with noatime, nodiratime and nobarrier should all improve performance.
- Commenter benbradley pointed out a missing flag on some of my sysbench tests which will necessitate re-testing.
- Former co-worker @preston4tw suggests looking at different IO schedulers. For all tests …