Re: Create file system on a shared disk

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: 23 Feb 2008 18:16:27 +0100
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On Fri, 22 Feb 2008 05:29:33 -0800, cs3526 wrote:

> I agree with you. But big LUN will have performance advantage, will it?

LUN's are not boobs, bigger is not better. Bigger lun means more files, inodes and blocks, larger cache is needed to cache all of the metadata. In addition to that, one big LUN means that you can only access it through a single driver, without any concurency.

Received on Sat Feb 23 2008 - 11:16:27 CST

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