[lustre-discuss] Lustre on ZFS pooer direct I/O performance

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Fri Oct 14 14:31:07 PDT 2016

> anyway if I force direct I/O, for example using oflag=direct in dd, the write 
> performance drop as low as 8MB/sec
> with 1MB block size. And each write it's about 120ms latency.

but that's quite a small block size.  do you approach buffered performance
if you write significantly bigger blocks (8-32M)?  presumably you're already
striping across OSTs?

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