[OpenIndiana-discuss] CIFS slow reads but fast writes
dswartz at druber.com
Thu Apr 21 17:53:54 UTC 2011
> I can't speak to this issue in regards to OpenIndiana but CIFS/samba
> has historically been much slower than NFS, FTP, and even netatalk,
> etc. due to its large metadata overhead. One can observe this in the
> wild with a few well time tcpdumps. One thing that might be worth
> investigating in this situation, however, is a comparison of smbclient
> transfers to/from another Unix host vs. transfers to/from a Win7 host.
Yeah, I actually tested that. smb on a centos5.5 box. Almost identical
results, which is why I am suspecting what you are. I think for now,
I'm just going to stick to using iSCSI....
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