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by Alan Milligan last modified Jul 20, 2010 08:09 AM
Academic research and industry papers relating to Network Management
File PDF document {"___multilanguage___": {"en": "Application Buffer-Cache Management for Performance: Running the World\u2019s Largest MRTG"}} by Alan Milligan — last modified Apr 14, 2013 08:09 AM
{"___multilanguage___": {"en": "\r\n An operating system\u2019s readahead and buffer-cache behaviors can significantly impact\r\napplication performance; most often these better performance, but occasionally they worsen it. To\r\navoid unintended I/O latencies, many database systems sidestep these OS features by minimizing\r\nor eliminating application file I/O. However, network traffic measurement applications are\r\ncommonly built instead atop a high-performance file-based database: the Round Robin Database\r\n(RRD) Tool.\r\n"}}