This test consists of Database and On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) workloads. OLTP is the processing of transactions such as credit cards and high frequency trading in the financial sector. Databases are the bread and butter of many enterprise deployments. These demanding 8k random workloads with a 66 percent read and 33 percent write distribution bring even the best solutions down to earth.
The 6TB WD Red averages 145 IOPS at QD 256, the WD Red Pro provides 173 IOPS, the 4TB WD Red averages 144 IOPS, and the Seagate NAS HDD provides 99 IOPS.
The 6TB WD Red requires an average of 5.56 watts during the workload.
The 6TB WD Red provides 22 IOPS-per-watt.
The file server profile consists of typical file server workloads. This profile tests a wide variety of different file sizes simultaneously, with an 80% read and 20% write distribution.
The 6TB Red doesn't score as well in the file server testing as it does with other tests, but still averages 133 IOPS. The WD Red pro offers 159 IOPS, while the 4TB WD Red offers an outstanding 182 IOPS, and the Seagate NAS HDD provides 118 IOPS.
The 6TB WD Red averages 5.54 watts during the fileserver workload.
The 6TB WD Red offers 21 IOPS-per-watt during the measurement window.
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- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [WD Red Internals and Specifications]
- Page 3 [Test System and Methodology]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - 4k Random Read/Write]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks - 8k Random Read/Write]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - 128k Sequential Read/Write]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks - Database/OLTP and File Server]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks - Email Server]
- Page 9 [Final Thoughts]
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