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IOPS Calculator

Over the last few weeks I have needed to calculate the theoretical amount of IOPS a collection of disks can produce a few times and to help myself I created a spreadsheet with all the inputs I would need and this then produced a theoretical calculation of the amount of IOPS the disk collection could […]

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New Home Test Lab Help

I am currently in the market for a new test lab and as always I don’t want to spend a fortune. My budget for the lab is £600. I will be using the lab to help pass the VMware VCAP5-DCA and VCAP5-DCD exams so I will need the lab environment to study all elements of […]

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IOPS Calculator

This article has been replaced. Please use the following link for the up to date article. http://www.myvmwareblog.com/2012/12/29/iops-calculator-2/ I recently needed to calculate the theoretically IOPS of a SATA, SAS and SSD RAID array and started to do this by hand as per Duncan Epping posts here on yellow-bricks but the chance for error was high […]

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