Sep 12 – 14, 2022
Europe/Dublin timezone

Slimming down the journal

Sep 12, 2022, 4:10 PM
"Meeting 1&2" (Clayton Hotel on Burlington Road)

"Meeting 1&2"

Clayton Hotel on Burlington Road

Service Management and systemd MC Service Management and systemd MC


Daan De Meyer


In this talk, I'll discuss the new proposed compact mode for systemd-journald. Via a number of different optimizations, we can substantially reduce the disk space used by systemd-journald. I'll discuss each of the optimizations that were implemented, as well potential improvements that might further reduce disk usage but haven't been implemented yet.

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Daan De Meyer

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