Tips and tricks for using diskspd especially useful for those familar with tools like fio
How to ensure performance testing with diskspd is stressing the underlying storage devices, not the OS filesystem.
How to install and setup diskspd before starting your first performance tests and avoiding wrong results due to null byte issues.
Simple fio file for using Drive letters on Windows. This will create a file called “fiofile” on the F:\ Drive in Windows. Notice that the specification is “Driveletter” “Backslash” “Colon” “Filename” In fio terms we are “escaping” the “:” which fio traditionally uses as a file separator. [global] bs=1024k size=1G time_based runtime=30 rw=read direct=1 iodepth=8 […]