Conference Schedule - BSDCan 2020

Metaslab Allocation Performance in ZFS

Date: 2020-06-05
Time: 09:15 - 10:00
Room: Stream 1
Level: Advanced

At the core of every filesystem is an allocator. The allocator is responsible for finding space for data and metadata to be stored quickly and with a minimum of waste. But what happens when a perfect storm of horrible circumstances comes together to make that job as hard as possible?

This talk will explain: The role of the allocator in the filesystem How ZFS's allocation system works Factors that can cause bad performance Recent projects in this space



The following slides have been made available for this session:


Paul Dagnelie