Do we need to perform periodic disk checking,for bad blocks and bad sectors?. Our servers havent been restarted for last 4 months,also no disk checking have been performed on any disks. Can that can ...
I was going through iostat man page. According to it, %iowait Show the percentage of time that the CPU or CPUs were idle during which the system had an outstanding disk I/O request. %idle ...
I know a bit about disk I/O and bottlenecks relating to this especially when relating to databases. How do I really know what the max I/O numbers will be for my disks? What metric might be available ...
The strange and extremely slow IO pattern I'm seeing is this (output of iostat -dxk 1 /dev/xvdb1): Device: rrqm/s wrqm/s r/s w/s rkB/s wkB/s avgrq-sz avgqu-sz await svctm ...
Among other (see a post of mine) I am trying to count and add the number of bytes read/written to a disk during a minute/hour/day/... on windows. According to the Physical Disk Object documentation ...
Our server started getting slow, so I ran iostat on it. iostat -dx 5 Device: rrqm/s wrqm/s r/s w/s rsec/s wsec/s avgrq-sz avgqu-sz await svctm %util sda 0.00 ...