One Billion Dollars! Wait… I Mean One Billion Files!!!

Posted by linuxmag on Oct 7, 2010 9:51 PM EDT
Linux Magazine; By Jeffrey B. Layton
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The world is awash in data. This fact is putting more and more pressure on file systems to efficiently scale to handle increasingly large amounts of data. Recently, Ric Wheeler from Redhat experimented with putting 1 Billion files in a single file system to understand what problems/issues the Linux community might face in the future. Let’s see what happened…

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How many files on your system? hkwint 34 1,138 Oct 17, 2010 9:34 PM

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