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From: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
To: Sven Schmidt <4sschmid@informatik.uni-hamburg.de>
Cc: <akpm@linux-foundation.org>, <bongkyu.kim@lge.com>,
	<rsalvaterra@gmail.com>, <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	<gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>, <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	<herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>, <davem@davemloft.net>,
	<linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org>, <anton@enomsg.org>,
	<ccross@android.com>, <keescook@chromium.org>,
	<tony.luck@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 0/5] Update LZ4 compressor module
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:13:11 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170210001311.GA25078@bbox> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170209105617.GA3575@bierbaron.springfield.local>

Hello Sven,

On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 11:56:17AM +0100, Sven Schmidt wrote:
> Hey Minchan,
> 
> On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 08:31:21AM +0900, Minchan Kim wrote:
> > Hello Sven,
> > 
> > On Sun, Feb 05, 2017 at 08:09:03PM +0100, Sven Schmidt wrote:
> > > 
> > > This patchset is for updating the LZ4 compression module to a version based
> > > on LZ4 v1.7.3 allowing to use the fast compression algorithm aka LZ4 fast
> > > which provides an "acceleration" parameter as a tradeoff between
> > > high compression ratio and high compression speed.
> > > 
> > > We want to use LZ4 fast in order to support compression in lustre
> > > and (mostly, based on that) investigate data reduction techniques in behalf of
> > > storage systems.
> > > 
> > > Also, it will be useful for other users of LZ4 compression, as with LZ4 fast
> > > it is possible to enable applications to use fast and/or high compression
> > > depending on the usecase.
> > > For instance, ZRAM is offering a LZ4 backend and could benefit from an updated
> > > LZ4 in the kernel.
> > > 
> > > LZ4 homepage: http://www.lz4.org/
> > > LZ4 source repository: https://github.com/lz4/lz4
> > > Source version: 1.7.3
> > > 
> > > Benchmark (taken from [1], Core i5-4300U @1.9GHz):
> > > ----------------|--------------|----------------|----------
> > > Compressor      | Compression  | Decompression  | Ratio
> > > ----------------|--------------|----------------|----------
> > > memcpy          |  4200 MB/s   |  4200 MB/s     | 1.000
> > > LZ4 fast 50     |  1080 MB/s   |  2650 MB/s     | 1.375
> > > LZ4 fast 17     |   680 MB/s   |  2220 MB/s     | 1.607
> > > LZ4 fast 5      |   475 MB/s   |  1920 MB/s     | 1.886
> > > LZ4 default     |   385 MB/s   |  1850 MB/s     | 2.101
> > > 
> > > [1] http://fastcompression.blogspot.de/2015/04/sampling-or-faster-lz4.html
> > > 
> > > [PATCH 1/5] lib: Update LZ4 compressor module
> > > [PATCH 2/5] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version
> > > [PATCH 3/5] crypto: Change LZ4 modules to work with new LZ4 module version
> > > [PATCH 4/5] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to work with new LZ4 version
> > > [PATCH 5/5] lib/lz4: Remove back-compat wrappers
> > 
> > Today, I did zram-lz4 performance test with fio in current mmotm and
> > found it makes regression about 20%.
> > 
> > "lz4-update" means current mmots(git://git.cmpxchg.org/linux-mmots.git) so
> > applied your 5 patches. (But now sure current mmots has recent uptodate
> > patches)
> > "revert" means I reverted your 5 patches in current mmots.
> > 
> >                      revert    lz4-update
> > 
> >       seq-write       1547       1339      86.55%
> >      rand-write      22775      19381      85.10%
> >        seq-read       7035       5589      79.45%
> >       rand-read      78556      68479      87.17%
> >    mixed-seq(R)       1305       1066      81.69%
> >    mixed-seq(W)       1205        984      81.66%
> >   mixed-rand(R)      17421      14993      86.06%
> >   mixed-rand(W)      17391      14968      86.07%
> 
> which parts of the output (as well as units) are these values exactly?
> I did not work with fio until now, so I think I might ask before misinterpreting my results.

It is IOPS.

>  
> > My fio description file
> > 
> > [global]
> > bs=4k
> > ioengine=sync
> > size=100m
> > numjobs=1
> > group_reporting
> > buffer_compress_percentage=30
> > scramble_buffers=0
> > filename=/dev/zram0
> > loops=10
> > fsync_on_close=1
> > 
> > [seq-write]
> > bs=64k
> > rw=write
> > stonewall
> > 
> > [rand-write]
> > rw=randwrite
> > stonewall
> > 
> > [seq-read]
> > bs=64k
> > rw=read
> > stonewall
> > 
> > [rand-read]
> > rw=randread
> > stonewall
> > 
> > [mixed-seq]
> > bs=64k
> > rw=rw
> > stonewall
> > 
> > [mixed-rand]
> > rw=randrw
> > stonewall
> > 
> 
> Great, this makes it easy for me to reproduce your test.

If you have trouble to reproduce, feel free to ask me. I'm happy to test it. :)

Thanks!

  reply	other threads:[~2017-02-10  0:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 84+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1482259992-16680-1-git-send-email-4sschmid@informatik.uni-hamburg.de>
     [not found] ` <1482259992-16680-2-git-send-email-4sschmid@informatik.uni-hamburg.de>
2016-12-22 13:25   ` [PATCH 1/3] crypto: Change lz4 modules to work with new lz4 compressor module version Sergey Senozhatsky
2017-01-07 16:55 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] Update LZ4 compressor module Sven Schmidt
2017-01-07 16:55   ` [PATCH v2 1/4] lib: Update LZ4 compressor module based on LZ4 v1.7.2 Sven Schmidt
2017-01-08 11:22     ` Greg KH
2017-01-10  9:32       ` Sven Schmidt
2017-01-10  9:59         ` Greg KH
2017-01-08 11:25     ` Greg KH
2017-01-08 11:33       ` Rui Salvaterra
2017-01-10  9:21       ` Sven Schmidt
2017-01-10 10:00         ` Greg KH
2017-01-10 10:50           ` Willy Tarreau
2017-01-07 16:55   ` [PATCH v2 2/4] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-08 11:23     ` Greg KH
2017-01-07 16:55   ` [PATCH v2 3/4] crypto: Change LZ4 modules " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-07 16:55   ` [PATCH v2 4/4] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to comply " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-07 21:33     ` Kees Cook
2017-01-10  9:45       ` Sven Schmidt
2017-01-21 15:09 ` [PATCH v3 0/4] Update LZ4 compressor module Sven Schmidt
2017-01-21 15:09   ` [PATCH 1/4] lib: " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-21 15:56     ` kbuild test robot
2017-01-21 16:16     ` kbuild test robot
2017-01-21 17:38     ` kbuild test robot
2017-01-22 11:05     ` Greg KH
2017-01-21 15:09   ` [PATCH 2/4] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-21 15:09   ` [PATCH 3/4] crypto: Change LZ4 modules " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-21 15:09   ` [PATCH 4/4] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to work with new LZ4 version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-22 19:35 ` [PATCH v4 0/4] Update LZ4 compressor module Sven Schmidt
2017-01-22 19:35   ` [PATCH v4 1/4] lib: " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-24  0:23     ` Andrew Morton
2017-01-24 16:48       ` Sven Schmidt
2017-01-22 19:35   ` [PATCH v4 2/4] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-22 19:35   ` [PATCH v4 3/4] crypto: Change LZ4 modules " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-22 19:35   ` [PATCH v4 4/4] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to work with new LZ4 version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-26  7:57 ` [PATCH v5 0/5] Update LZ4 compressor module Sven Schmidt
2017-01-26  7:57   ` [PATCH v5 1/5] lib: " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-26  7:57   ` [PATCH v5 2/5] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-26  7:57   ` [PATCH v5 3/5] crypto: Change LZ4 modules " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-26  7:57   ` [PATCH v5 4/5] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to work with new LZ4 version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-26  7:57   ` [PATCH v5 5/5] lib/lz4: Remove back-compat wrappers Sven Schmidt
2017-01-26  9:19   ` [PATCH v5 0/5] Update LZ4 compressor module Eric Biggers
2017-01-26 14:15     ` Sven Schmidt
2017-01-27 22:01 ` [PATCH v6 " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-27 22:02   ` [PATCH v6 1/5] lib: " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-31 22:27     ` Jonathan Corbet
2017-02-01 20:18       ` Sven Schmidt
2017-01-27 22:02   ` [PATCH v6 2/5] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-27 22:02   ` [PATCH v6 3/5] crypto: Change LZ4 modules " Sven Schmidt
2017-01-27 22:02   ` [PATCH v6 4/5] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to work with new LZ4 version Sven Schmidt
2017-01-27 22:02   ` [PATCH v6 5/5] lib/lz4: Remove back-compat wrappers Sven Schmidt
2017-02-05 19:09 ` [PATCH v7 0/5] Update LZ4 compressor module Sven Schmidt
2017-02-05 19:09   ` [PATCH v7 1/5] lib: " Sven Schmidt
2017-02-05 19:09   ` [PATCH v7 2/5] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version Sven Schmidt
2017-02-05 19:09   ` [PATCH v7 3/5] crypto: Change LZ4 modules " Sven Schmidt
2017-02-05 19:09   ` [PATCH v7 4/5] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to work with new LZ4 version Sven Schmidt
2017-02-05 19:09   ` [PATCH v7 5/5] lib/lz4: Remove back-compat wrappers Sven Schmidt
2017-02-08 23:31   ` [PATCH v7 0/5] Update LZ4 compressor module Minchan Kim
2017-02-09  0:24     ` Eric Biggers
2017-02-09  5:24       ` Eric Biggers
2017-02-09 11:05         ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-09 18:20           ` Eric Biggers
2017-02-10  0:14         ` Minchan Kim
2017-02-09 11:02       ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-09 18:29         ` Eric Biggers
2017-02-10  3:57           ` David Miller
2017-02-09 10:56     ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-10  0:13       ` Minchan Kim [this message]
2017-02-12 11:16         ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-12 11:16           ` [PATCH] lz4: fix performance regressions Sven Schmidt
2017-02-12 13:05             ` Willy Tarreau
2017-02-12 15:20               ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-12 21:41                 ` Willy Tarreau
2017-02-13 11:53                   ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-13 13:37                     ` Willy Tarreau
2017-02-12 23:38             ` Eric Biggers
2017-02-14 10:33               ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-13  0:03           ` [PATCH v7 0/5] Update LZ4 compressor module Minchan Kim
2017-02-13 12:08             ` Sven Schmidt
2017-02-15  7:29               ` Minchan Kim
2017-02-15 18:16 ` [PATCH v8 " Sven Schmidt
2017-02-15 18:16   ` [PATCH v8 1/5] lib: " Sven Schmidt
2017-02-15 18:16   ` [PATCH v8 2/5] lib/decompress_unlz4: Change module to work with new LZ4 module version Sven Schmidt
2017-02-15 18:16   ` [PATCH v8 3/5] crypto: Change LZ4 modules " Sven Schmidt
2017-02-15 18:16   ` [PATCH v8 4/5] fs/pstore: fs/squashfs: Change usage of LZ4 to work with new LZ4 version Sven Schmidt
2017-02-15 18:16   ` [PATCH v8 5/5] lib/lz4: Remove back-compat wrappers Sven Schmidt

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