On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 9:18 AM, Ashijeet Acharya
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 1:41 PM, Stefan Hajnoczi <stefa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 3:33 PM, Ashijeet Acharya
>> <ashijeetacha...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Previously posted series patches:
>> > v1 -
>> > http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-03/msg02044.html
>> > v2 -
>> > http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-03/msg05080.html
>> > v3 -
>> > http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-04/msg00074.html
>> > v4 -
>> > http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-04/msg03851.html
>> > v5 -
>> > http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-06/msg00929.html
>> > v6 -
>> > http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-06/msg00947.html
>> > v7 -
>> > http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-06/msg06600.html
>> > This series helps to optimize the I/O performance of VMDK driver.
>> > Patch 1 helps us to move vmdk_find_offset_in_cluster.
>> > Patch 2 & 3 perform a simple function re-naming tasks.
>> > Patch 4 is used to factor out metadata loading code and implement it in
>> > separate
>> > functions. This will help us to avoid code duplication in future patches
>> > of this
>> > series.
>> > Patch 5 helps to set the upper limit of the bytes handled in one cycle.
>> > Patch 6 adds new functions to help us allocate multiple clusters
>> > according to
>> > the size requested, perform COW if required and return the offset of the
>> > first
>> > newly allocated cluster.
>> > Patch 7 changes the metadata update code to update the L2 tables for
>> > multiple
>> > clusters at once.
>> > Patch 8 helps us to finally change vmdk_get_cluster_offset() to find
>> > cluster
>> > offset only as cluster allocation task is now handled by
>> > vmdk_alloc_clusters()
>> > Optimization test results:
>> > This patch series improves 128 KB sequential write performance to an
>> > empty VMDK file by 54%
>> > Benchmark command: ./qemu-img bench -w -c 1024 -s 128K -d 1 -t none -f
>> > vmdk test.vmdk
>> > Changes in v8:
>> > - fix minor variable naming issue in patch 6
>> Fam: Ping?
>> Ashijeet: Feel free to send a ping reply if no one reviews your
>> patches within a few days.
> Hi Stefan,
> I had a chat with Fam on #qemu-block before submitting this series and he
> said he will be merging it soon when the freeze is over (I am not sure if it
> is yet) since all the patches are already reviewed :-)
Good to hear :).
QEMU 2.10 is scheduled to be released on 22nd or 29th of August.