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From Bill Bell <>
Subject Re: ZFS File System for SOLR 3.6 and SOLR 4
Date Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:57:02 GMT
Is the an advantage for Xfs over ext4 for Solr ? Anyone done testing?

Bill Bell
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> On Mar 27, 2015, at 8:14 AM, Shawn Heisey <> wrote:
>> On 3/27/2015 12:30 AM, abhi Abhishek wrote:
>>         i am trying to use ZFS as filesystem for my Linux Environment. are
>> there any performance implications of using any filesystem other than
>> ext-3/ext-4 with SOLR?
> That should work with no problem.
> The only time Solr tends to have problems is if you try to use a network
> filesystem.  As long as it's a local filesystem and it implements
> everything a program can typically expect from a local filesystem, Solr
> should work perfectly.
> Because of the compatibility problems that the license for ZFS has with
> the GPL, ZFS on Linux is probably not as well tested as other
> filesystems like ext4, xfs, or btrfs, but I have not heard about any big
> problems, so it's probably safe.
> Thanks,
> Shawn

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