Btrfs vs. F2FS Multi-SSD Performance On Linux 4.11
Written by Michael Larabel in Storage on 1 May 2017. Page 3 of 3. 18 Comments

Btrfs expanded its lead over F2FS with BlogBench when making use of RAID. It will be interesting to see in the future of F2FS decides to implement any native RAID capabilities.

F2FS was running much faster than Btrfs with the Compile Bench workload.

The best PostgreSQL performance was found to be with Btrfs under a four-disk RAID0 configuration while F2FS spanning four disks was around the performance level of a two-disk RAID0 mode.

Those interested in digging deeper into these results can find them via this result file.

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