Linux 3.3 Kernel with Btrfs vs. EXT4

Btrfs and EXT4 file-system testing from a Linux 3.3 kernel and 7 February 2012 snapshot of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Linux file-system benchmarking for a future article on Phoronix.com.

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Linux 3.3 Kernel with Btrfs vs. EXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgPhoronix Test Suite 10.8.4Intel Core i3 330M @ 2.13GHz (4 Cores)ASRock HM55-HTIntel Core DRAM4096MB500GB Seagate ST9500325ASIntel Core IGPVIA VT2020Acer P243WRealtek RTL8111/8168B + Atheros AR9287 WirelessUbuntu 12.043.3.0-999-generic (x86_64)Unity 5.2.0X Server 1.11.3intel 2.17.02.1 Mesa 8.0-rc2GCC 4.6ext4btrfs1920x1200ProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioMonitorNetworkOSKernelDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriverOpenGLCompilerFile-SystemsScreen ResolutionLinux 3.3 Kernel With Btrfs Vs. EXT4 BenchmarksSystem Logs- Core i3 330M: Btrfs: Disk Scheduler: CFQ. Python 2.7.2+. Compiz was running on this system.

postmark: Disk Transaction Performancenginx: Static Web Page Servingfs-mark: 1000 Files, 1MB Sizefs-mark: 1000 Files, 1MB Size, No Sync/FSyncfs-mark: 5000 Files, 1MB Size, 4 Threadsfs-mark: 4000 Files, 32 Sub Dirs, 1MB Sizeiozone: 4Kb - 8GB - Write Performanceiozone: 4Kb - 8GB - Read Performancecompilebench: Initial Createcompilebench: Compilecompilebench: Read Compiled TreeCore i3 330M EXT4 Btrfs154715246.4613.4294.0331.5318.6370.7969.9453.6247.8363.58105114070.1014.0086.3320.4013.8763.1461.1447.8757.6947.20OpenBenchmarking.org

PostMark

OpenBenchmarking.orgTPS, More Is BetterPostMark 1.51Disk Transaction PerformanceEXT4Btrfs30060090012001500SE +/- 44.35, N = 10SE +/- 12.25, N = 1015471051
OpenBenchmarking.orgTPS, More Is BetterPostMark 1.51Disk Transaction PerformanceEXT4Btrfs30060090012001500Min: 1190 / Avg: 1546.8 / Max: 1666Min: 961 / Avg: 1051 / Max: 1086

NGINX Benchmark

OpenBenchmarking.orgRequests Per Second, More Is BetterNGINX Benchmark 1.0.11Static Web Page ServingEXT4Btrfs3K6K9K12K15KSE +/- 49.86, N = 3SE +/- 27.54, N = 315246.4614070.10
OpenBenchmarking.orgRequests Per Second, More Is BetterNGINX Benchmark 1.0.11Static Web Page ServingEXT4Btrfs3K6K9K12K15KMin: 15177.81 / Avg: 15246.46 / Max: 15343.42Min: 14035.12 / Avg: 14070.1 / Max: 14124.43

FS-Mark

OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 1000 Files, 1MB SizeEXT4Btrfs48121620SE +/- 0.89, N = 6SE +/- 0.10, N = 313.4214.00
OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 1000 Files, 1MB SizeEXT4Btrfs48121620Min: 9.8 / Avg: 13.42 / Max: 16.1Min: 13.8 / Avg: 14 / Max: 14.1

OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 1000 Files, 1MB Size, No Sync/FSyncEXT4Btrfs20406080100SE +/- 1.47, N = 3SE +/- 0.90, N = 394.0386.33
OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 1000 Files, 1MB Size, No Sync/FSyncEXT4Btrfs20406080100Min: 91.1 / Avg: 94.03 / Max: 95.5Min: 84.9 / Avg: 86.33 / Max: 88

OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 5000 Files, 1MB Size, 4 ThreadsEXT4Btrfs714212835SE +/- 1.01, N = 6SE +/- 0.00, N = 331.5320.40
OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 5000 Files, 1MB Size, 4 ThreadsEXT4Btrfs714212835Min: 28 / Avg: 31.53 / Max: 34Min: 20.4 / Avg: 20.4 / Max: 20.4

OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 4000 Files, 32 Sub Dirs, 1MB SizeEXT4Btrfs510152025SE +/- 0.23, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 318.6313.87
OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 4000 Files, 32 Sub Dirs, 1MB SizeEXT4Btrfs510152025Min: 18.2 / Avg: 18.63 / Max: 19Min: 13.8 / Avg: 13.87 / Max: 13.9

IOzone

OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterIOzone 3.347Record Size: 4Kb - File Size: 8GB - Disk Test: Write PerformanceEXT4Btrfs1632486480SE +/- 0.33, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 370.7963.14
OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterIOzone 3.347Record Size: 4Kb - File Size: 8GB - Disk Test: Write PerformanceEXT4Btrfs1428425670Min: 70.3 / Avg: 70.79 / Max: 71.43Min: 63.04 / Avg: 63.14 / Max: 63.3

OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterIOzone 3.347Record Size: 4Kb - File Size: 8GB - Disk Test: Read PerformanceEXT4Btrfs1632486480SE +/- 0.34, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 369.9461.14
OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterIOzone 3.347Record Size: 4Kb - File Size: 8GB - Disk Test: Read PerformanceEXT4Btrfs1428425670Min: 69.52 / Avg: 69.94 / Max: 70.61Min: 61.11 / Avg: 61.14 / Max: 61.19

Compile Bench

OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: Initial CreateEXT4Btrfs1224364860SE +/- 0.90, N = 6SE +/- 0.80, N = 353.6247.87
OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: Initial CreateEXT4Btrfs1122334455Min: 51.13 / Avg: 53.62 / Max: 56.56Min: 46.56 / Avg: 47.87 / Max: 49.33

OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: CompileEXT4Btrfs1326395265SE +/- 0.60, N = 3SE +/- 0.50, N = 347.8357.69
OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: CompileEXT4Btrfs1122334455Min: 46.98 / Avg: 47.83 / Max: 48.98Min: 56.7 / Avg: 57.69 / Max: 58.31

OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: Read Compiled TreeEXT4Btrfs1428425670SE +/- 7.07, N = 6SE +/- 7.38, N = 363.5847.20
OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: Read Compiled TreeEXT4Btrfs1224364860Min: 46.76 / Avg: 63.58 / Max: 94.76Min: 33.08 / Avg: 47.2 / Max: 57.96