Hi Eli, Disk reading speed would be a concern for website visitors, and it is not a real difference there. Disk write speed would be inconvenient for making the site and uploading material, mainly bad for webmasters, which makes it tolerable.
My 2 agorot, Orna On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 9:19 PM, Eli Billauer <e...@billauer.co.il> wrote: > Hi all, > > Unfortunately, I need to move haifux.org again to a new hosting provider > soon. I've signed up to a service which offers 3 GB of SSD space + 20 GB > "regular disk storage". It turns out that these 20 GB run through sshfs. > > Haifux' current site hits the 3 GB exactly, so at least some of the > site's material will need to reside on the sshfs mount. My immediate > reaction was to claim the money back guarantee, but is there really a > reason for it? Does anyone here have any experience to share with sshfs > mounts? > > It seems like the disk I/O is pretty slow on the sshfs mount (~ 5 MB/s), > but should this be a real concern? I mean, when would that be an issue? > > And yes, this is dirt cheap hosting (~$3/month). But that's not the > point right now. > > And BTW, the SSD I/O was ~400 MB/s for write and 6.5 GB/s for read. > > Any insights? You will all suffer if I get this wrong... ;) > > Thanks, > > Eli > > > -- > Web: http://www.billauer.co.il > > _______________________________________________ > Haifux mailing list > Haifux@haifux.org > http://haifux.org/mailman/listinfo/haifux > -- Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda. http://ladypine.org
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