Using Disk Compression With Btrfs To Enhance Performance

Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 28 August 2010 at 09:13 AM EDT.

When running 12 Dbench clients on the OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, the Btrfs compression number was 10% better than without compression.

There was not much of an impact when enabling Btrfs compression for the given MS-Mark test.

There was also no change when using the Flexible I/O Tester.

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