Tag Archives: IOPS

Performance and bench-marking tools

So you need to do some disk performance testing?   Maybe some benchmarking?  What tools are out there to help you out?   Well I am glad you asked… here are some that I use on my daily travels: IOmeter … Continue reading

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New SVC Storage Performance Council SPC-1 benchmark breaks 500,000 IOPS barrier

The IBM SVC has has been setting records in SPC-1 (OLTP-like) benchmarks for many years.   However recently HP stole the crown with a 3Par benchmark of 450,212.66 IOPS. But in breaking news, the SVC is back on top with the very first … Continue reading

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IBM XIV Mobile Dashboard is in the Apple Store

For those of you with Apple iPads, you might consider dropping by the Apple Store and picking up your free IBM XIV Mobile Dashboard. The IBM XIV Mobile Dashboard application can be used to securely monitor the performance and health … Continue reading

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