[Beowulf] Network Filesystems performance
ballen at gravity.phys.uwm.edu
Fri Aug 24 02:08:19 PDT 2007
Are your NFS clients and servers networked with gigabit ethernet? If not,
just hit <delete>. If so, keep reading...
If your network can handle jumbo frames (MTU of 6000 or 9000, rather than
the standard MTU of 1500) then shifting to jumbo frames might improve your
I have also heard reports of NFS performance improvements from using TCP
rather than UDP as the data transmission protocol.
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