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Storage Performance

In my Storage Performance Howto, I outlined a few rules for making measurements, but I didn't go into too much detail. I'm going to fix that now.

Over time, I'm going to add a couple of blog posts that outline the technical backgrounds of measuring, benchmarking and tuning storage performance. I'll keep this page updated with links to those posts, so they'll be easy to find.

I currently have the following topics in mind:

  1. General introduction
  2. Measuring Storage Performance
  3. How to run relevant benchmarks
  4. What to do with the results: Disk alignment and caching
  5. File system tuning