Linux 4.4 SSD Benchmarks On EXT4, F2FS, Btrfs & XFS

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Storage on 3 December 2015 at 11:40 AM EST. 13 Comments
For those looking toward some fresh comparison numbers of EXT4, F2FS, XFS, and Btrfs on solid-state storage, here you go.

A few days back I carried out some fresh benchmarks of these four most popular mainline Linux file-systems while using the Linux 4.4 development kernel.
Linux 4.4 XFS Btrfs EXT4 F2FS Filesystems
The four file-systems on Linux 4.4 were tested from the SATA 3.0 120GB Samsung 850 SSD.
Linux 4.4 XFS Btrfs EXT4 F2FS Filesystems

You can see all of the benchmark results via this result file.
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