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Re: Bumping block size to 16K on FreeBSD...

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Thomas Swan <tswan(at)idigx(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bumping block size to 16K on FreeBSD...
Date: 2003-08-28 22:06:33
Message-ID: 20030828190430.H30178@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Thomas Swan wrote:

> Has anyone looked at changing the default block size across the board
> and what the performance improvements/penalties might be?  Hardware has
> changed quite a bit over the years.

I *think* that the reason for the performance improvement on FreeBSD is
that our FS block size is 16k, instead of 8k ... are there any other
OSs that have increased theirs?

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