I have a 3.64TB RAID5 array on a LSI-9266-8i attached locally to my ESXi 5.1 (Update 2) box.
Disk array setup: 3 X 2TB Western Digital RE4 WD2003FYYS 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive
I am trying to do a disk performance test (read/write). How can I go about doing this? Any help appreciated.
Reason why - when deploying VMs from template, it seems to take forever..
Check these out:
I use iometer to run through some access specifications. The raw CSV results are graphed using Excel so easy to interpret ... I will send you details when I'm off the train (just on my way home)
Here are the test results that I produce using Iometer and Excel ... is this what you are after?
In this case, I was benchmarking a EFD/SSD tier on EMC Symmetric VMAX 40K using a single worker (ie. no scale out testing);