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Our ZFS I/O Throttle

When designing a cloud computing platform, a cloud provider should take care to mitigate any performance vagaries due to multi-tenant effects. One physical machine will be running many virtual machines, and since the load on each virtual machine is not consistent and uniformly distribtued, bursts of activity will affect the performance of other virtual machines. [...]

Posted on March 1, 2011 at 9:29 am by wdp · Permalink · 12 Comments
In: Joyent, ZFS