Calculating filesystem stride_size and stripe_width for best performance under RAID

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Here is a little howto on calculating the right stride_size and stripe_width when creating new ext4 filesystem. This makes sense when you are running either on hardware or software raid under linux.   What is stride size and stripe width ? These two parameters could be supplied to mkfs.ext3/ mfks.ext4, during the filesystem creation. By… Continue reading Calculating filesystem stride_size and stripe_width for best performance under RAID