A short guide for choosing a local file system

So we have a linux machine and couple of new “drives” (block devices), and we want to put a few (millions of) files on these. Local drives, nothing fancy or distributed - which means normal, regular linux filesystems. We may or may not have SSDs, and we may or may not have a hardware RAID already. Why it’s never Ext4? Pretty much the only place you’d want to use ext4 now is /boot. [Read More]