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How We Saved Millions in SSD Costs by Upgrading Our Filesystem - Heap

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Tags: postgres postgresql performance zfs compression zstd zstandard lz4 heap.io
Clipped on: 2021-11-09

At this point we knew we had to do something to decrease disk utilization across the cluster. Ordinarily we’d add more nodes to our cluster. In this case, we wanted to try a simpler idea we’d investigated earlier in the year first, in the hopes we could avoid increasing our AWS bill.