Utilizing VDBench to Perform IDC AFA Testing (Summer 2015)

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Monday, August 10, 2015
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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.

Learning Objectives

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 guidlines