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Waiting a while is even more iomster when benchmarking a solid state drive SSD. Ernie January 27, 01 Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Danielle March 10, 03 This gives the most accurate picture of storage performance. Hopefully it will work on your distro of choice. The basic idea here is to set up one “disk worker” the way you want it, and then clone that worker a number of times.

Contents 1 Beginner’s Guide to iometer 1.

Iometer project

I have frequently seen users trying to run IOmeter tests without success. Iometer by default opens 8 disk workers. I fiddled a bit with trying to appropriately open the right ports, and then gave up.


Being human, most of us hate to read the manual and with IOmeter this can lead to problems. Delete them all but one with the “Disconnect Selected Worker” button on the top bar. Jarred Walton August 10, 08 The IOmeter tool is a separate software and there is no option to use the CLI command, since it is not included in manuual product.

The problem is that nowadays volumes are very big, and IOmeter runs very slowly. In Novembera project was registered at SourceForge.


Once the first worker is set up, then click the “Start a Duplicate of This Worker” button over and over again to clone the worker. Don’t pay any attention to the numbers until it runs for a while, a half hour or longer. There’s all sorts of ram caching whatever going on, so it reports falsely high for a while.

The simplest case is to use Iometer on the Windows host that has the disks to test.

First off, you need to know that IOmeter recognizes 2 different volume types:. In this case, you’ll be running the Iometer GUI on the Windows host, as well as the Dynamo workload generator on the same host. When it starts, you’ll get some whining like “Fail ioeter open kstat device file. Dynamo is the server component of IOMeter for Linux.


First off, you need to know that IOmeter recognizes 2 different volume types: Dynamo uses random high ports. Many people make the mistake of trying to test performance on the initiator side without truly understanding what the underlying storage is capable of delivering.

Click the “Save Test Configuration File” button to save your set up for future runs. Can any one tell me how to configure?

By default IOmeter will create the test file if not found. Kasia Kolodziej March 25, 03 Use with care and use consistently.

The test file must be placed in the root directory and named: Prasad March 05, 03 Please make your settings very carefully and make sure all workers use the same test configuration! If it all is working, it should work exactly like above. Just click the check box on the drive you want to target.