HowTo Install Flexible I/O (Fio) for Storage Benchmarking I/O Testing

Source:https://i0.wp.com/www.virtono.com/community/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/handson-lab-how-to-unleash-your-storage-performance-by-using-nvm-express-based-pci-express-solidstate-drives-30-638.jpg?fit=638%2C359&ssl=1https://community.mellanox.com/s/article/howto-install-flexible-i-o–fio–for-storage-benchmarking-i-o-testingThis post discusses the download, compilation, and use of Flexible I/O (fio) package for I/O benchmarking. References Performance Tuning for Mellanox Adapters GitHub – Flexible I/O Tester Flexible I/O tester – Linux man page Configuration 1. Download the latest fio package. # wget http://brick.kernel.dk/snaps/fio-2.1.10.tar.gz . 2. Unzip, and open the package. # gunzip fio-2.1.10.tar.gz # tar -xf fio-2.1.10.tar 3.… Read More HowTo Install Flexible I/O (Fio) for Storage Benchmarking I/O Testing

How to get best performance with NICs on Intel platforms

Source: https://doc.dpdk.org/guides-2.2/linux_gsg/nic_perf_intel_platform.html This document is a step-by-step guide for getting high performance from DPDK applications on Intel platforms. 7.1. Hardware and Memory Requirements For best performance use an Intel Xeon class server system such as Ivy Bridge, Haswell or newer. Ensure that each memory channel has at least one memory DIMM inserted, and that the… Read More How to get best performance with NICs on Intel platforms

Open vSwitch* with DPDK Overview

https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/open-vswitch-with-dpdk-overview This article presents a high-level overview of Open vSwitch* with the Data Plane Development Kit (OvS-DPDK)—the high performance, open source virtual switch—and links to further technical articles that dive deeper into individual OvS-DPDK features. This article was written for users of OvS who want to know more about DPDK integration. Note: Users can download a… Read More Open vSwitch* with DPDK Overview