Category Archives: raid

Commodity Hardware (Disk and the Performance Myth)

I have been out on several client sites over the last 3-4 months and the one thing that I see time and time again is the proliferation of commodity hardware. Not only are smaller servers popping up all over the … Continue reading

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Another disk benchmarking tool

A tool I have used in the past in place of bonnie++ is Orion from Oracle. I like how it flexes different kinds of io load ( oltop, olap) against your disk. maybe I will try it with my ramdisk … Continue reading

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