Originally Posted by sspisharody
I have a highly split up directory tree structure, with more than 25K folders to delete daily, and the find command in itself seems like it takes forever to run.
Does this imply you are traversing 30 x 25k (plus) every day ?. If so I'm not surprised it takes a while.
I'd be inclined to look at redesigning things, and maybe have each day under a different directory - that way you could just prune the oldest (after 30 days) directory. No search necessary.