Re: [PATCH] speed up SATA

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Sun Mar 28 2004 - 12:31:52 EST

Jens Axboe wrote:
On Sat, Mar 27 2004, Jeff Garzik wrote:

"IOPs" are what make a lot of storage peeps excited these days, so they are being pushed in a low-latency direction anyway.

IOPS says nothing about latency, it's still 100% throughput oriented.

In order to achieve a large IOPs number, one must sent a ton of small requests. Per-request latency as well as overall throughput is a factor.


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