Creating a HCI benchmark to simulate multi-tennent workloads HCI deployments are typically multi-tennant and often different nodes will support different types of workloads. It is very common to have large resource-hungry databases separated across nodes using anti-affinity rules. As with traditional storage, applications are writing to a shared storage environment which is necessary to […]
A simple benchmark for Random Reads, Random Writes, Sequential Reads, Sequential Writes.
How to create a customized performance test using X-ray.
When it comes to assessing fitness of purpose, even audited benchmarks are quite useless unless they incorporate failure testing alongside the load test. I helped develop the TPCx-HCI benchmark which mandates the simulation of a node failure. Who cares about infrastructure benchmarking?