Re: Raw disk question

From: Tom Hall <>
Date: 28 Oct 1994 18:49:06 GMT
Message-ID: <38rh32$>

In article <37tupb$>, (25994-kelly) says:
>Is the performance improvement from using raw disks only on writes or
>does it improve tablespace scan type read operations as well?`

Using raw disk increases the performance for any type of disk access. Using raw devices elimates the need for the OS to interface with hardware interface level (i.e. in this case a file management system). Received on Fri Oct 28 1994 - 19:49:06 CET

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