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6.16. Filestreams Allocator

A new allocation algorithm was added to XFS that associates a parent directory with an AG until a preset inactivity timeout elapses.
A stream that moves to a new AG will cause that AG to be locked, so other streams looking for a new AG will not use the same AG
The new algorithm is called the Filestreams allocator and it is enabled in one of two ways:
Filestreams will have a negative impact on workloads that continue to grow files in the same directory, causing more fragmentation than the default allocator