On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 09:54:37PM +0400, Dmitry Melekhov wrote:
> I'm afraid this is offtopic here, but...
> We are going to install new Oracle server next week.
> Usually we use ext2 for datafiles, but we use xfs on fileservers and it is
> Could you tell me is xfs good choise for Oracle datafiles, is there
> performance problems?
> Thank you!
We've been running Oracle 9i, on Linux 2.4.18-xfs, for some time now,
without any trouble.
The XFS utility `xfs_mkfile' is particularly useful for creating the
datafiles with one extend (XFS extend, physically contiguous on disk), with
the obvious performance improvements. It permits taking advantage of the
temporal and spacial access locality to avoid disk seeks.
Nuno M. Rodrigues <nmr@xxxxxx>