* Dmitry Morozovsky [071030 02:30] wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
>
> AP> * Dmitry Morozovsky [071029 12:44] wrote:
> AP> >
> AP> > [hmm, after thinking a bit I decided it would be more appropriate here, in
> AP> > stable@]
> AP> >
> AP> > Dear colleagues,
> AP> >
> AP> > any hints to tune rrdtool with ~30k rrd files (approx 2k target devices)?
> AP> >
> AP> > machine is mostly IO-bound, showing 100% disk load with 8 or sometimes even 3
> AP> > mB/s, 300-400 tps (it's 2 SATA300 disks in gmirror)
> AP>
> AP> More ram?
>
> Already 2G, mostly inactive/free.
>
> AP>
> AP> Turn off atime?
>
> For sure, and even tried to move rrd data to smaller UFS2 - same result.
>
> AP> Hash the data files into multiple directories to avoid having 2k files
> AP> in one dir.
>
> Hmm, I thought 2k is not so much, especially where UFSDIRHASH is in place...
>
> AP> Not sure how rrd tool works internally, but it might make sense
> AP> to see if you can use some layering library to force it to cache
> AP> some open files per process or something.
>
> It seems it using a lot of mmap...


My try hacking the code and adding MAP_NOSYNC to the call to mmap(2).

Try hacking the code to keep the file mapped instead of open/closing
it on each access.




-Alfred
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