Archive For September 6, 2008

1,000,000 IOPS

IBM just announced achieving over one million Input-output operations per second: IBM Breaks Performance Records Through Systems Innovation. That’s an impressive number. To put the achievement in context, a very good (and way too expensive) enterprise disk will deliver somewhere between 180 to just over 200 IOPS. A respectable, but commodity, SATA disk will usually…

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