In the test: Nexenta CE with VMware I/O Analyzer

Wondering what the performance is of my home build Nexenta CE box connected to one ESX host over Fiber Channel. I started testing with three I/O Analyzer VM’s distributed over 3 LUN’s connected with FC. (using Fiber Channel target with Nexenta CE is not supported) 512bytes Read Throughput Benchmark Results: 100% Read: 378MB/sec   … [Read more...]

I/O Analyzer a performance measure VMware fling

I/O Analyzer is a virtual appliance tool that provides a simple and standardized approach to storage performance analysis in VMware vSphere virtualized environments. I/O Analyzer provides a structured way to generate a variety of I/O workloads on the test system(s), including the ability to allow the user to replay an I/O trace that was captured elsewhere. It collects I/O performance data about the I/O workload run and provides visualization charts of the results. Please post comments and … [Read more...]