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How do I determine the number of seeks performed on Linux?

I have two programs that write to my servers disk. One I wrote, it does linear writes, it's writing data quickly. Another I'm benchmarking, it's writing data at a 3rd of the speed. It doesn't do much ...
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Verify server performance

I'm looking for a quick and SIMPLE way to verify that new servers are performing as expected. The most important metric is disk performance, second is network performance. I’m trying to prevent ...
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How can I generate different levels of disk load on a Linux (2.4) system

I need to find out about the impact different levels of disk I/O have on my application. To do so I am looking for a way to generate different amounts of disk load while I am running the application ...