FIOPS: A New Linux I/O Scheduler For Flash/SSDs
Last week a new I/O scheduler was presented for the Linux kernel. This new scheduler, FIOPS, is designed around modern flash-based storage devices like solid-state drives.
Shaohua Li presented FIOPS, the Fair IOPS scheduler, under an "RFC" state last week on the Linux kernel mailing list.
This new I/O scheduler is designed around the following assumptions about Flash-based storage devices: