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EF570 volume workload for IBM SVC

Dear experts

What volume workload type should select for IBM SVC?

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Re: EF570 volume workload for IBM SVC

Hi experts

Could you help answer the question?

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Re: EF570 volume workload for IBM SVC

@stevenzhang Let me know if you are still looking for the solution, i will help you find an expert who can answer to your query.

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Re: EF570 volume workload for IBM SVC

Hi RajeshPanda yes, i need your help.
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Re: EF570 volume workload for IBM SVC

Hello

 

As per my understanding you should choose other and then choose the appropriate segment size and other RAID volume parameters manually.  We don't have a preconfigured one for SVC.

 

SVC more or less uses GPFS so they have some older guidance for the best practice setup (usually 128K segment size) and RAID 6 (8+2) for 1 meg IO per volume.
Usually they stripe across multiple volumes (4 at a time) to make it fly or they sometimes will choose a 512K segment size to make one volume tuned to 4MB IO request size.

 

You can name the custom workload anything you want.

 

Thanks

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