Utilizing VDBench to Perform IDC AFA Testing (February 2016)

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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IDC has released a document on testing all-flash-arrays (AFA) to provide a common framework for judging AFAs from various manufacturers. This parpa provides procedures scripts and examples to perform the IDC test framework utilizing the free tool VDBench on AFAs to provide a common set of results for comparison of multiple AFAs suitability for cloud or other network based storage.

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Undertand the requirements of IDC testing
Provide guidelines and scripts for use with VDBench for IDC tests
Demonstrate a Framework for evaluating multiple AFAs using IDC guidelines