––thursday #4: blockdev

Disk IO is slow. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly slow it is. I mean, you may think your network is slow, but that’s just peanuts to disk IO. The image below helps visualize how slow (post continues below). (Originally found on Hacker News and inspired by Gustavo Duarte’s blog.) The kernel knowsContinue reading “––thursday #4: blockdev”