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Re: [tlug] system (filesystem+alpha?) for off-line backups

On Wed, 19 Oct 2011 11:48:43 +0900
Kalin KOZHUHAROV <> wrote:

> So, back to the point, how do different popular filesystems score on
> large amounts of data (1-2TB) and large amounts of files (1-2M)?
> Is there a *nix FS that stores all the metadata as a single DB-like
> structure that is easy to traverse (other than NTFS)?

You want to have a look at jfs, xfs and btrfs (as soon as it's stable).
Any fs of the FFS ilk will not scale well when it comes to deep directory
strucutres or lots of files per directory.

			Attila Kinali

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use without that foundation.
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