FILE/NAS PERFORMANCE VALIDATION

OVERVIEW

The Load DynamiX Enterprise File Storage performance validation solution provides coverage for all widely supported general-purpose File storage protocols – SMB/CIFS and NFS.

The solution is designed to assess the maximum capacity and speed of shared File storage infrastructures, servers and arrays. Load DynamiX emulates up to millions of SMB/CIFS or NFS clients generating highly stressful and realistic requests to the file servers. We then measure the performance, scalability, and response times of the file servers in handling these requests, and verify the integrity of the stored files’ contents.

Details

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File Storage Testing Benefits
  • Select the optimal platforms to run their specific application workloads
  • Correctly size their configurations and tiering, avoiding under and over provisioning
  • Verify final storage configurations in pre-production environments
  • Find the optimal balance of SSDs and HDDs
  • Test the effect of updates and upgrades in labs before deploying in production

File Protocols Supported
  • SMB 2.x, SMB 3.0, MS-RPC
  • NFSv2, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.1

NAS Systems Supported
Load DynamiX Enterprise hasn’t uncovered a NAS device or switch that cannot be tested with a Load DynamiX Enterprise appliance, as long as it supports one of the protocols listed above.

Almost all NAS storage vendors use Load DynamiX Enterprise internally to help validate NAS storage performance and scalability in their test, development, and performance engineering labs.

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Datasheet

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Brochure for IT Organizations – Introduction to Load DynamiX

“Load DynamiX is like Iometer on steroids! I’m so much more efficient using Load DynamiX – I’ll never go back to freeware tools again.”

– Todd Gleason, Storage Manager at FireHost

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