Beat The Software Bottleneck By Improving Storage Performance
SearchStorage, May 7th, 2020
May 17, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 2

"Storage systems no longer live up to their full potential. Proving this statement requires a little math," writes George Crump in SearchStorage.

"If you add up the raw performance of each drive in an all-flash array and compare it to the stated performance of that array, you will find a significant difference. The math suggests the all-flash system should be able to generate millions of IOPS, yet most can't create more than a few hundred thousand.

Understanding the reason for the performance gap requires understanding storage systems architecture..."

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