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FUSE Getting Another Performance Boost In Linux 4.20~5.0

Separate from the recent FUSE performance work talked about for making FUSE faster with the eBPF in-kernel JIT that hasn't been staged for mainlined, "File-Systems in User-Space" are set to see better performance on the next kernel (Linux 4.20~5.0) thanks to other changes.

27 September 2018 - User-Space File-Systems - Add A Comment
ExtFUSE: Making FUSE File-Systems Faster With eBPF

Georgia Tech tends to be home to a lot of interesting open-source projects and incubating long-term FLOSS/Linux developers. This university's latest interesting open-source project is "ExtFUSE" for making user-space FUSE file-systems faster by making use of the in-kernel eBPF framework.

1 September 2018 - FUSE + eBPF - 8 Comments
UBIFS & OverlayFS Updates Hit The Linux 4.19 Kernel

For the Linux 4.19 kernel there's been a lot of F2FS performance enhancements and more, the new EROFS file-system, low-level Btrfs improvements, and more. Some of the file-system work less in the spotlight are the OverlayFS and UBIFS updates sent in this week.

23 August 2018 - More File-Systems - 9 Comments
Zstd Compression Support Coming For Linux Pstore

Linux's Pstore "persistent store" functionality, which is most often used for preserving kernel panics and related information across reboots when the system runs into a show-stopping problem, will soon be supporting Zstd compression for storing greater amounts of data.

5 August 2018 - Pstore + Zstd - Add A Comment
More XFS Fixes Readied For Linux 4.18

Last week was the main XFS file-system pull request for Linux 4.18 while submitted on Tuesday was a secondary batch of updates targeted for this next kernel version.

13 June 2018 - Linux 4.18 XFS - Add A Comment

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