Filesystem Block Size ? 1K or 4K or 8K ?

Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 15:53:52 +0530
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We are in the process of Setting up DB Server for an OLTP Banking Application Benchchmark.

HP-UX B.11.31
system device block size(think this is the O.S. block size) = 1K Base page size = 4K.
DB_block_size = 8K

Should the Filesystem (VXFS) Block Size be set to 1K, 4K or 8K? ... Personally I think it should be 4 K (i.e. Equal to the Page-size)

Cheers & Thanks V much


P.S. Will provide any data needed

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