… when you prepare a unit for benchmarking … mebbe … mebbe … its not such a good idea to configure it in … I dunno … super-conservative mode which … er … effectively nukes most of the performance? Mebbe?
Maybe normal default config mode … which is pretty much what we should have done … is whats needed?
FWIW: for the unit we are bringing to #SC11, 2 initiators over 10GbE iSCSI were running this baby to 850+k IOPs, 4k block random read write (30% mix on write, mostly read) sustained for an hour for well over 100GB of data (far far larger than internal caches). Will add in third and fourth tomorrow. Wouldn’t mind sustained a bit higher than this. Think we can …
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