A Simple Guide to Linux File Systems
Val Henson, Linux developer, Intel
Date: Wednesday, July 26
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
In this talk, we will describe the strengths and weaknesses of various file systems, discuss which workloads work best with which file system, and learn some basic concepts of file system design which help to evaluate tradeoffs. We will cover ext2, ext3, reiserfs, XFS, NFS, and others. This talk is your one-stop shop for picking the right file system for your needs, and tuning it for maximum effect.