[lttng-dev] Use of sub-buffers - more subbuffers but smaller, or less but bigger?

Amit Margalit AMITM at il.ibm.com
Wed Jul 31 05:26:43 EDT 2013


I'm trying to understand the trade-offs involved in choosing sub-buffer 
number and size.

So the question is what are the benefits and the disadvantages of 
choosing, say, 32 subbuffers of 1MB versus 8 subbuffers of 4MB, or maybe 4 
subbuffers of 8MB?


Amit Margalit
IBM XIV - Storage Reinvented
XIV-NAS Development Team
Tel. 03-689-7774
Fax. 03-689-7230
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