Linux 3.12 File-System Test Preview

EXT4 and F2FS file-system preview benchmarks from the Linux 3.11 and Linux 3.12 kernels. Benchmarks by Michael Larabel for a future article on Phoronix.com.

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Linux 3.11: F2FS
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ProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioNetworkOSKernelDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriverOpenGLCompilerFile-SystemScreen ResolutionLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910Linux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910 F2FS F2FS EXT4 EXT4Intel Core i7-4900MQ @ 2.80GHz (8 Cores)System76 Gazelle ProfessionalIntel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th8192MB120GB INTEL SSDSC2CW12Intel 4th Gen Core IGP (1300MHz)Intel Haswell HDMIRealtek RTL8111/8168/8411 + Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235Ubuntu 13.103.11.0-031100-generic (x86_64)Unity 7.1.0Unity-System-Compositor 0.0.1 + X Server 1.14.2.901 (1.14.3 RC 1)intel 2.21.143.1 Mesa 9.2.0GCC 4.8F2FS1920x10803.11.0-999-generic (x86_64)3.11.0-031100-generic (x86_64)ext43.11.0-999-generic (x86_64)OpenBenchmarking.orgCompiler Details- --build=x86_64-linux-gnu --disable-browser-plugin --disable-werror --enable-checking=release --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-gnu-unique-object --enable-gtk-cairo --enable-java-awt=gtk --enable-java-home --enable-languages=c,c++,java,go,d,fortran,objc,obj-c++ --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-libstdcxx-time=yes --enable-multiarch --enable-nls --enable-objc-gc --enable-plugin --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --host=x86_64-linux-gnu --target=x86_64-linux-gnu --with-abi=m64 --with-arch-32=i686 --with-arch-directory=amd64 --with-ecj-jar=/usr/share/java/eclipse-ecj.jar --with-java-home=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-gcj-4.8-amd64/jre --with-jvm-jar-dir=/usr/lib/jvm-exports/java-1.5.0-gcj-4.8-amd64 --with-jvm-root-dir=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-gcj-4.8-amd64 --with-multilib-list=m32,m64,mx32 --with-tune=generic -v Disk Details- Linux 3.11: F2FS: DEADLINE / acl,active_logs=6,background_gc=on,relatime,rw,user_xattr- Linux 3.12 20130910: F2FS: DEADLINE / acl,active_logs=6,background_gc=on,relatime,rw,user_xattr- Linux 3.11: EXT4: DEADLINE / data=ordered,relatime,rw- Linux 3.12 20130910: EXT4: DEADLINE / data=ordered,relatime,rwSystem Details- Disk Scheduler: DEADLINE. Python 2.7.5+.

fio: Intel IOMeter File Server Access Patternfs-mark: 1000 Files, 1MB Sizefs-mark: 5000 Files, 1MB Size, 4 Threadsfs-mark: 4000 Files, 32 Sub Dirs, 1MB Sizedbench: 1iozone: 64Kb - 8GB - Write Performancecompilebench: Compilecompilebench: Initial CreateLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910Linux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910 F2FS F2FS EXT4 EXT4112.69368.67401.70367.27627.68486.55443.67235.80116.63361.87398.90358.47622.91487.72435.24228.8763.99229.87401.87246.40320.67488.33600.56358.0263.77277.67401.60275.93327.04488.26592.73365.09OpenBenchmarking.org

Flexible IO Tester

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds (Run Time), Fewer Is BetterFlexible IO Tester 1.57Test: Intel IOMeter File Server Access PatternLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910306090120150SE +/- 0.57, N = 3SE +/- 1.25, N = 3SE +/- 0.53, N = 3SE +/- 0.75, N = 3112.69116.6363.9963.771. (CC) gcc options: -std=gnu99 -O2 -rdynamic -lm -lpthread -ldl -lrt -laio
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds (Run Time), Fewer Is BetterFlexible IO Tester 1.57Test: Intel IOMeter File Server Access PatternLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091020406080100Min: 111.82 / Avg: 112.69 / Max: 113.77Min: 115.1 / Avg: 116.63 / Max: 119.11Min: 62.94 / Avg: 63.99 / Max: 64.62Min: 62.41 / Avg: 63.77 / Max: 64.981. (CC) gcc options: -std=gnu99 -O2 -rdynamic -lm -lpthread -ldl -lrt -laio

FS-Mark

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 1000 Files, 1MB SizeLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091080160240320400SE +/- 2.58, N = 3SE +/- 2.30, N = 3SE +/- 12.34, N = 6SE +/- 3.97, N = 3368.67361.87229.87277.671. (CC) gcc options: -static
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 1000 Files, 1MB SizeLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091070140210280350Min: 364 / Avg: 368.67 / Max: 372.9Min: 357.6 / Avg: 361.87 / Max: 365.5Min: 193 / Avg: 229.87 / Max: 280.2Min: 273.6 / Avg: 277.67 / Max: 285.61. (CC) gcc options: -static

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 5000 Files, 1MB Size, 4 ThreadsLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091090180270360450SE +/- 4.46, N = 3SE +/- 7.24, N = 3SE +/- 6.33, N = 3SE +/- 0.23, N = 3401.70398.90401.87401.601. (CC) gcc options: -static
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 5000 Files, 1MB Size, 4 ThreadsLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091070140210280350Min: 393.7 / Avg: 401.7 / Max: 409.1Min: 385.1 / Avg: 398.9 / Max: 409.6Min: 389.2 / Avg: 401.87 / Max: 408.4Min: 401.2 / Avg: 401.6 / Max: 4021. (CC) gcc options: -static

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 4000 Files, 32 Sub Dirs, 1MB SizeLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091080160240320400SE +/- 2.44, N = 3SE +/- 1.79, N = 3SE +/- 8.35, N = 6SE +/- 1.10, N = 3367.27358.47246.40275.931. (CC) gcc options: -static
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgFiles/s, More Is BetterFS-Mark 3.3Test: 4000 Files, 32 Sub Dirs, 1MB SizeLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091070140210280350Min: 362.4 / Avg: 367.27 / Max: 370Min: 356.2 / Avg: 358.47 / Max: 362Min: 210.3 / Avg: 246.4 / Max: 268.5Min: 274.1 / Avg: 275.93 / Max: 277.91. (CC) gcc options: -static

Dbench

Dbench is a benchmark designed by the Samba project as a free alternative to netbench, but dbench contains only file-system calls for testing the disk performance. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterDbench 4.0Client Count: 1Linux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910140280420560700SE +/- 0.56, N = 3SE +/- 1.54, N = 3SE +/- 0.22, N = 3SE +/- 0.33, N = 3627.68622.91320.67327.041. (CC) gcc options: -lpopt -O2
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterDbench 4.0Client Count: 1Linux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910110220330440550Min: 626.68 / Avg: 627.68 / Max: 628.62Min: 619.96 / Avg: 622.91 / Max: 625.11Min: 320.41 / Avg: 320.67 / Max: 321.11Min: 326.46 / Avg: 327.04 / Max: 327.591. (CC) gcc options: -lpopt -O2

IOzone

The IOzone benchmark tests the hard disk drive / file-system performance. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterIOzone 3.405Record Size: 64Kb - File Size: 8GB - Disk Test: Write PerformanceLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910110220330440550SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.42, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.15, N = 3486.55487.72488.33488.261. (CC) gcc options: -O3
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterIOzone 3.405Record Size: 64Kb - File Size: 8GB - Disk Test: Write PerformanceLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091090180270360450Min: 486.49 / Avg: 486.55 / Max: 486.67Min: 486.94 / Avg: 487.72 / Max: 488.36Min: 488.25 / Avg: 488.33 / Max: 488.46Min: 488.1 / Avg: 488.26 / Max: 488.551. (CC) gcc options: -O3

Compile Bench

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: CompileLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910130260390520650SE +/- 0.85, N = 3SE +/- 1.84, N = 3SE +/- 1.79, N = 3SE +/- 0.23, N = 3443.67435.24600.56592.73
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: CompileLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 20130910110220330440550Min: 442.44 / Avg: 443.67 / Max: 445.3Min: 431.73 / Avg: 435.24 / Max: 437.97Min: 598.13 / Avg: 600.56 / Max: 604.06Min: 592.48 / Avg: 592.73 / Max: 593.19

F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: Initial CreateLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091080160240320400SE +/- 1.00, N = 3SE +/- 1.72, N = 3SE +/- 6.89, N = 3SE +/- 3.15, N = 3235.80228.87358.02365.09
F2FSEXT4OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterCompile Bench 0.6Test: Initial CreateLinux 3.11Linux 3.12 2013091070140210280350Min: 234.65 / Avg: 235.8 / Max: 237.78Min: 225.45 / Avg: 228.87 / Max: 230.93Min: 345.57 / Avg: 358.02 / Max: 369.37Min: 361.21 / Avg: 365.09 / Max: 371.33