[Beowulf] NFSoIB and SRP benchmarking

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Mon Aug 27 07:12:48 PDT 2012

Do the machines have built in controller in the motherboard,
or do they have a pci-e card that's hosting the disks?

 From those pci-e cards there is plenty of benchmarks around, and  
they all struggle to get nearby 1GB/s bandwidth.

 From the motherboards i see 0 benchmarks putting disks on them and  
measuring aggregated bandwidth.

Which chip is on the motherboard doing that and how many disks can it  

On Aug 27, 2012, at 3:55 PM, holway at th.physik.uni-frankfurt.de wrote:

>> So my simple question would be: is this better with the built in raid
>> controllers that most motherboards have as they can use
>> the fast 2.5Ghz Xeon cpu's?
> Im not going to be doing any hardware RAID. ZFS does everything in  
> software.

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