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SMART Storage Systems CloudSpeed 500 Enterprise SSD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

SMART Storage Systems CloudSpeed 500 Enterprise SSD Review
The CloudSpeed 500 leverages SMART Storage Technology's Guardian Technology suite to provide a low-cost SSD that features enhanced endurance and performance, along with host power-fail protection.
By: | SSDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Apr 16, 2013 1:56 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Smart Storage Systems

Fileserver

 

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The File Server profile represents typical file server workloads. This profile tests a wide variety of different file sizes simultaneously, with an 80% read and 20% write distribution.

 

The CloudSpeed 500 averages 26,203 IOPS, and the SM843 averages 36,413 IOPS at QD256.

 

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The CloudSpeed 500 provides 4,895,994 I/O's (62%) in the 8-10ms range, and 2,849,878 I/O's (36.3%) in the 10-20 range.

 

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The CloudSpeed 500 averages 3.6 Watts, and the SM843 averages a much lower 1.96 Watts.

 

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The CloudSpeed averages 7,300 IOPS per Watt in steady state, and the SM843 averages 18,000 IOPS per Watt.

 

 

Emailserver

 

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The Emailserver profile is a very demanding 8K test with a 50% read and 50% write distribution. This application is indicative of the performance of the solution in heavy write workloads.

 

The CloudSpeed averages 23,036 IOPS at QD256, and the SM843 averages 11,911 IOPS.

 

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The CloudSpeed 500 provides 3,417,735 I/O's (47.1%) in the 10-20ms range, 2,598,933 I/O's (35.8%) at 8-10ms, and 1,067,774 I/O's (14.7%) at 6-8ms.

 

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The CloudSpeed 500 averages 3.62 Watts in steady state, and the SM843 averages 2.69.

 

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The CloudSpeed averages 6,579 IOPS per Watt, ahead of the SM843.

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