Category: disk

a bittorrent filesystem

One of the main bottlenecks when downloading and seeding content over bittorrent is accessing the disk. This post explores the option to bypass traditional filesystems and use a block device as… One of the main bottlenecks when downloading and seeding content over bittorrent is accessing the disk. This post explores the option to bypass traditional filesystems and . . .

asynchronous disk I/O

Since 2010, I’ve been working, on and off, on a branch off of libtorrent which use asynchronous disk I/O, instead of the synchronous disk calls in the disk thread in 0.16.x versions….Since 2010, I’ve been working, on and off, on a branch off of libtorrent which use asynchronous disk I/O, instead of the synchronous disk calls in the . . .

windows’ disk cache

A long standing problem with bittorrent clients on windows is that if you’re seeding large files or downloading large files, windows may decide to essentially use all your physical RAM…A long standing problem with bittorrent clients on windows is that if you’re seeding large files or downloading large files, windows may decide to essentially use . . .