Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lessfs-1.1.0 has been released.

Lessfs-1.1.0 is now available for download. As with any .0 release there may still be small issues that can pop up. The good news is that lessfs-1.1.0 is very fast, both for reading and writing. Compression has improved in many … Continue reading

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Lessfs-1.1.0-beta6 has been released.

Lessfs-1.1.0-beta6 is now available for download. This release brings much improved read performance. Lessfs-1.1.0-beta6 should be the last beta release. When no bugs are reported the coming week this code will be released as 1.1.0. People who would like to … Continue reading

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Lessfs-1.1.0-beta4 is available.

Lessfs-1.1.0-beta4 is now available for download. This release improves write performance when writes are done with small block sizes. The graph below displays the write performance of XFS, the fastest filesystem that is available for Linux and all other de-duplicating … Continue reading

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Lessfs-1.1.0-beta3 is out and looks promising.

This version of lessfs now comes with a ‘per hash’ lock which protects a hash / data chunk while it is still being written to disk. The way this is done does not effect performance because it is highly granular. … Continue reading

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Lessfs-1.1.0-beta2

This release appears to be stable. Please let me know if you can prove otherwise. p5rn7vb

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Lessfs-1.1.0-beta1

Lessfs-1.1.0-beta1 has been removed from Sourceforge since it introduced a critical bug. A new version will be uploaded shortly.

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Lessfs-1.1.0-alpha3

This release fixes a number of mostly minor but nevertheless very annoying bugs.

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Lessfs-1.1.0-alpha1 is available for download

Lessfs-1.1.0 has a number of advantages over Lessfs-1.0.x. To name some of the new features: The cache layer has been improved. The result is much better overall performance. Especially when writing to lessfs with a small block size. Lessfs now … Continue reading

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