TechNet Diskspd Utility: A Robust Storage Testing Tool (superseding SQLIO)

2017/01/31

A feature-rich and versatile storage testing tool, Diskspd (version 2.0.17) combines robust and granular IO workload definition with flexible runtime and output options, creating an ideal tool for synthetic storage subsystem testing and validation.

Source: TechNet Diskspd Utility: A Robust Storage Testing Tool (superseding SQLIO)

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A fundamental biological approach to storage architectures

2014/03/10

http://virtualgeek.typepad.com/virtual_geek/2014/01/understanding-storage-architectures.html

“This is a topic that is a perennial one – and I suspect it will keep evolving.   What is the right way to classify architectural models of storage?  How does one figure out what the heck is going on through all the marketing and positioning of the industry players (including EMC for that matter)?

WARNING – THIS POST IS NOT FOR THE INTELLECTUALLY LAZY – OR PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT INTO READING 🙂

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