Re: [PATCH] improve the performance of large sequential write NFSworkloads

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Sat Dec 19 2009 - 03:06:50 EST

On Fri, 18 Dec 2009 16:20:11 -0500
Steve Rago <sar@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I don't disagree, but "that's not what we do" hardly provides insight
> into making the judgment call. In this case, the variety of
> combinations of NFS server speed, NFS client speed, transmission link
> speed, client memory size, and server memory size argues for a tunable
> parameter, because one value probably won't work well in all
> combinations. Making it change dynamically based on these parameters
> is more complicated than these circumstances call for, IMHO.

if you as the expert do not know how to tune this... how is a sysadmin
supposed to know better?

Arjan van de Ven Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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