[Gllug] What are the best practices for Linux partitioning & Mount points for Production systems

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Tue Mar 6 21:05:14 UTC 2012

On Tue, March 6, 2012 20:09, Keith Edmunds wrote:
>> > I have not noticed a significant performance difference in disk access
>> > speeds relating to the external vs internal tracks on a platter.
>> There is a significant difference, often as much as a factor of two.
> I'm surprised. Do you have a source for that statement?

I don't have numbers, but I can confirm it is, or used to be, a valid
strategy. The practice is called "short stroking".


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