Archive for July, 2010

Testing the L2ARC

We posted an article a while back that explained the cool L2ARC feature of ZFS.  We thought it would be fun to actually test the L2ARC and build a chart of the performance as a function of time.  To test and graph usefulness of L2ARC, we set up an iSCSI share on the ZFS server and then ran IOmeter from our test blade in our blade center.  We ran these tests over gigabit Ethernet.
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Friday, July 30th, 2010 ZFS 2 Comments