Every now and then you get an eye opener

This one is while we are conditioning a Forte NVMe unit, and I am running our OS install scripts. Running dstat in a window to watch the overall system …

----total-cpu-usage---- -dsk/total- -net/total- ---paging-- ---system--
usr sys idl wai hiq siq| read  writ| recv  send|  in   out | int   csw 
  2   5  94   0   0   0|   0    22G| 218B  484B|   0     0 | 363k  368k
  1   4  94   0   0   0|   0    22G| 486B  632B|   0     0 | 362k  367k
  1   4  94   0   0   0|   0    22G| 628B  698B|   0     0 | 363k  368k
  2   5  92   1   0   0| 536k  110G| 802B 2024B|   0     0 | 421k  375k
  1   4  93   2   0   0|   0    22G| 360B  876B|   0     0 | 447k  377k

Wait … is that 110GB/s (2nd line from bottom, in the writ column) ? Wow …

Likely a measurement oddity. But it made me do a double take

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