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Old 10-01-2010, 05:30 AM   #1
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I have a hardware RAID device and I'm convinced it's a bit slow. Reads seem fine (system is heavily cached) but I suspect writes are slow.

Does anybody have some readily available benchmarking methods for write speed ? I seem to recall using dd at some point. I've tried hdparm but only for reads
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Well, I think you can just run:

dd count=1000000 if=/dev/zero of=file
or something like that, and at the end it will state the throughput.

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