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Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 RAID Analysis

By: Paul Alcorn | RAID/HBA in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Sep 26, 2014 1:10 am

RAID 10 Database/OLTP

 

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The arrays scale nicely during the OLTP workload, moving from 366 IOPS up to 727 IOPS at 256 OIO.

 

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RAID 10 Web Server

 

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The read-centric Web Server workload delivered 374 IOPS with four drives, and 764 IOPS with eight drives.

 

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RAID 10 Email Server

 

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With four drives, we scored 352 IOPS during the write-heavy email workload, and this expanded up to 701 IOPS with eight drives.

 

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