Linux 4.9 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks On A SSD: Noop vs. CFQ vs. Deadline
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Storage on 25 October 2016 at 06:39 AM EDT. 19 Comments
Some Phoronix Premium readers had recently requested some fresh I/O scheduler benchmarks using the Linux 4.9 kernel, so here are those test results.

Included in this short article are some I/O scheduler comparison benchmarks using the Linux 4.9 Git code from last week when comparing Noop, Deadline, and CFQ mainline choices. The disk used was running EXT4 and was a 120GB Samsung 850 EVO solid-state drive.

Pretty straightforward comparison...

Continue seeing more of this fresh Linux 4.9 I/O scheduler data via this result file.
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