Construction. Iometer consists of two program components: Iometer GUI is a control program with a user interface, which controls one or. I was working on some documentation for a client and started thinking back on how long we have been using IOMeter — my best guess is since. Iometer started life as a utility built by Intel to generate and measure i/o loads. It was released by them under the Intel Open Source License.

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Re-launch Iometer and select your new select your new Maximum Disk Size. This page has been accessed 9, times.

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First Photowalk of Access specifications determine the size of the data blocks used in testing and the randomness of IOmeter’s access to those blocks. A new version of the spec will appear at the bottom of the list. Click I Agree to continue to the first screen. Make tutodial note of the first and second results: The program iomter this automatically, but it can take considerable time to fill up large volumes. Doing so will present a “Save As” dialog box with the file name “Results” already entered.


Your feedback is welcome Printable version. Click the green flag to begin the tests, click OK to save the results and move to the “Results Display” tab.

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Here, you’ll select one or more storage volumes to be used by IOmeter’s worker agents during tests. IOMeter creates a 4GB test output file by default.

The file and user forum are available at http: This tutorial applies to iojeter bit Windows edition version Conveniently, the “Save Test Configuration File” dialog allows for individual settings to be included or omitted as needed above, lower left.

You can modify the length of the test in the Run Time section.

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IOmeter — Simple and Effective posted May 30,8: Under the Access Specifications tab, select iometerr test and click Add.

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Select Open and go to the OpenPerformanceTest. All of them will run at the same time when you start the test.

Network targets drives also can be tested, but we’re not covering that here. Again, the default is just fine: Testing raw, unpartitioned drives or arrays is faster, and we’re told that performance results are the same either way. Icon URL Target 1.

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Once the number is found, it should be fixed for the remainder of testing while block size and other iommeter specification settings are varied. The Results Press the green flag button to begin tests.

Something else I should tell you: Otherwise, any changes made to access spec files not saved in this way are lost when IOmeter quits.