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StorageShort: The Problems with IOPS Testing

When IT professionals begin investigating all-flash arrays they are often drawn to the IOPS benchmark that almost every vendor uses to boast about system performance. The reality is that IOPS, while it may have some value, should be just one of the criteria that organizations should use to determine the best all-flash storage solution for their specific use case. 93 more words


Hyperconverged Flash - Scaling

Scale Computing Briefing Note

There are generally three ways one can use flash in a storage system. From a data management perspective, the all-flash array is the easy approach as one does not need to decide what will go on flash and what will go on disk. 562 more words


How to increase IOPS for standard Azure VM

Recently I faced a performance problem with one of my systems based on several standard Azure virtual machines. The problem was connected with high disk response time during heavy workload. 11 more words


Tracking down noisy neighbors

Good post by Frank Denneman (thank you)

A big part of resource management is sizing of the virtual machines. Right-sizing the virtual machines allows IT teams to optimize the resource utilization of the virtual machines. 75 more words


MS Windows - Storage - Reading IOPS Using DiskSpd


Wanted to capture the IOPs that our current Hardware is capable of offering us.

Googled for tools and found this nice post by Glen Berry. 1,029 more words


SQL Server - Storage - IO Pattern - Write%


As we prepare to dig a bit deeper in Storage IOPs requirements, I found that I need an insight into Read and Write%.

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Formula to calculate Disk throughput, IOPS, and MBps

IOPS = Throughput/IO (all value in kb)
IOPS = (MBps Throughput / KB per IO) * 1024
So here is the calculation I was using: 186 more words