Veritas File System performance enhancements

Traditional file systems employ block-based allocation schemes that provide adequate random access and latency for small files, but which limit throughput for larger files. As a result, they are less than optimal for commercial environments.

Veritas File System (VxFS) addresses this file system performance issue through an alternative allocation method and increased user control over allocation, I/O, and caching policies.

See Using Veritas File System.

VxFS provides the following performance enhancements: