On May 29, 2012, at 6:10 AM, Jim Klimov wrote: > Also note that ZFS IO often is random even for reads, since you > have to read metadata and file data often from different dispersed > locations.
This is true for almost all other file systems, too. For example, in UFS, metadata is stored in fixed locations on the disk as defined when the filesystem is created. -- richard -- ZFS Performance and Training richard.ell...@richardelling.com +1-760-896-4422
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