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Re: [Xen-users] Xen Partition Performance

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  • From: "Christopher G. Stach II" <cgs@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 11:45:38 -0500
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 09:46:15 -0700
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>

Nate Carlson wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, Mark Williamson wrote:
>> Better performing might be to run CLVM on the SAN so that all dom0's
>> can see logical volumes stored there, then use logical volumes
>> directly. Lower overhead than using the filesystem layer.
> That's what I've been doing - works great.  :)

Do you have the same LVs mounted by multiple VMs at the same time?

I use GFS on top of LVM and performance is splendid.  It's near raw
speed, although I don't really have many concurrent writes to the same
files that would stress GFS very much.

Christopher G. Stach II

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