Strategy for large cache sets

Drew Raines aaraines at
Mon Jul 7 20:29:16 CEST 2008

Darryl Dixon - Winterhouse Consulting wrote:

>> Our cache files reside on a SAN where we can get around 500MB/s
>> over iSCSI.  We went that route because we could not get Linux to
>> swap efficiently enough to make malloc feasible.
> I know this is off-topic, but, I'm interested in the 500MB/s
> figure... Are you on 10gbit ethernet?

No, the boxes only have GigE interfaces.  I think our data center
uses 10GigE switches from the rack to the SAN, however.


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