How do I run Iometer on Linux?
Iometer and Linux
- Step 1 – set up Iometer on Windows. Download from http://www.iometer.org . Unzip and open the executable. Easy.
- Step 2 – set up Dynamo on Linux. 1) Download from http://www.iometer.org. 2) Upload onto “/opt” 3) Run these commands. print? gunzip iometer-2006_07_27.linux.i386-bin.gz.
How do I run Iometer?
Start the test procedure in Iometer
- Start Iometer.
- Agree to the license conditions.
- Click on the folder button.
- Download a test configuration file or create one and open it with Iometer.
- Choose the device to be tested.
- Start the test by clicking on the green flag button.
- Define the destination where to save the results file.
What is the use of Iometer?
Iometer is a useful benchmarking tool for storage; it’s often used to test storage solution performance as well as different settings in the software environment. The tool can be used to measure virtual disk performance by simulating environments with customizable workloads. Iometer was created by Intel in 1998.
How to load test Linux with Iometer?
Load Testing Linux with Iometer 1 Iometer is a very popular load generation, disk I/O and networking throughput data collection tool. Response time (how long the computer system waits for a reply). 2 Logon to your Linux server and install Dynamo. 3 Validate your Iometer station can see your Linux host.
What is Iometer used for?
It is often used as the tool is able to reproduce the characteristics of current applications and services. IOmeter consists of a management software that manages and evaluates the particular tests and Dynamo – an executable that run these tests in multiple threads on the local or a remote computer.
What size Iometer test file should I create?
It is recommended you create the largest possible file for testing to avoid caching your Iometer test file in RAM. I try to keep my memory at 10% of the Iometer test file. I have 8GB of RAM so I would create an 80GB file. To accomplish this you multiply 80 * 1024 * 1024 * 1024 \\ 512. That gives us 167,772,160 sectors, or 80GB. One sector is 512 K.
How do I assign multiple sectors for Iometer testing?
Just multiply the size of the test file (in GB) * 2,097,152 to get the number of sectors for Iometer. Start “# of Outstanding I/Os” at 1 for now. Here you assign a series of targeted tests that get executed in sequential order under the “Assigned Access Specifications” panel.