When does GFS outperform GFS2 on RHEL5?

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Issue

  • Testing has shown that, under certain workloads, GFS sometimes performs better than GFS2
  • Under what conditions would GFS perform better than GFS2?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.3 or higher
  • Red Hat Global File System (GFS)
  • Red Hat Global File System 2 (GFS2)
  • Red Hat Cluster Suite (RHCS)

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