Category: Disk & IO

Make Samba Go Faster

Make Samba Go Faster After installing a wired gigabit network in my house I tested the performance in the network using shares (Windows – samba installed centos 7). I got around 500-600MBit/sec in read speeds and about 600-700MBit/sec in write speeds. But why ? After looking at the samba configuration file

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet Mdadm is the modern tool most Linux distributions use these days to manage software RAID arrays; in the past raidtools was the tool we have used for this. This cheat sheet will show the most common usages of mdadm to manage software raid arrays; it assumes

How to maximise SSD performance with Linux

Now that SSDs have moved into the realm of affordability there’s little reason not to use one for your next PC if you’re not already using one. But Linux as with Windows has spent decades being tuned for spinning platter drives and while performance is noticeably increased when using an