NFS Client Sees Some Performance Improvements With Linux 4.8

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 31 July 2016 at 10:44 AM EDT. Add A Comment
The NFS client updates for the Linux 4.8 kernel feature a few prominent additions.

NFS client updates for Linux 4.8, the next major kernel release, include several performance-related features, more aggressive caching, optimized several code paths, SUNRPC updates, pNFS improvements, and various bug fixes. The performance changes for the NFS client in Linux 4.8 include removing a "performance killer."

Those making use of NFS can find out much more about the Linux 4.8 feature updates via this pull request.
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