[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
“File systems and hard drives have always been fascinating to
me, ever since I invested way too much money in a large (at the
time) 80MB drive for the computer I was using in the early 90s.
There’s just something neat about blasting big chunks of data back
and forth across your bus, reading and writing thousands of files,
and doing benchmarks.
“Maybe you don’t share my infatuation of hard drives and the
software that keeps track of files and directories, but you’re
probably at least a bit interested in keeping your data safe, using
your drives efficiently, and squeezing as much performance as
possible from your system’s meager I/O subsystem…”