Raw, unapologetic, firepower

96TB Scalable Informatics JackRabbit JR5 unit, shipping out to a customer today (or early tomorrow). These are single thread, single process, single file writes. Taking it out to the track and cracking the throttle, wide open. [root@jr5-2 ~]# fio sw.fio … Run status group 0 (all jobs): WRITE: io=65028MB, aggrb=3801.1MB/s, minb=3893.2MB/s, maxb=3893.2MB/s, mint=17104msec, maxt=17104msec [root@jr5-2 … Read moreRaw, unapologetic, firepower

On the broken-ness of most Linux distributions …

If you have anything approaching a complex installation or management requirement for your systems, most … no … pretty much all Linux distributions have anywhere between somewhat borked to completely boneheaded designs for handling these complex sitatuations. Say, for example, you want to boot a diskless NFS system, and replicate it. Diskless NFS is well … Read moreOn the broken-ness of most Linux distributions …