Jeffrey B. Layton laytonjb at bellsouth.net
Fri Nov 15 16:43:01 PST 2002

Kumaran Rajaram wrote:

>   I used the Bonnie Disk benchmark (http://www.acnc.com/benchmarks.html)
>to assess the I/O load on CPU's performance. The results on two
>configurations of PVFS: PVFS-TCP/IP-FastEthernet and PVFS-TCP/IP-Myrinet
>(Through Ethernet Emulation) are tabulated below. Probably you could do
>the same in your testbed for better analysis of the different Compute +
>I/O Node configurations. For my experiments, I had configured 4 Nodes as
>dedicated I/O Nodes and other 4 as dedicated Compute Nodes.

 From the PVFS FAQ, it looks like running Bonnie to test PVFS is
not a good. It says that Bonnie will run, but the numbers will be low.
Here's the link:



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