Fio

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The Flexible I/O Tester (FIO) is an I/O performance benchmarking utility for Linux, other UNIX-like systems and Windows. Jens Axboe is the author of FIO and the maintainer of the Linux kernel's block layer.[1]

Version Information

FIO has become directly available in several Linux distribution files.

Linux Distribution FIO Version
Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) 1.38
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx 1.33.1
Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pengolin 1.59

The most recent version can always be download from FIO Git Repository (see also Compiling FIO) and compiled. Pre-built executables can also be found at bluestop.org/fio.

The following sources will help with the application and proper use of FIO.

References

  1. Cp. the /usr/src/linux/MAINTAINERS list for the current Linux kernel, such as http://www.cs.fsu.edu/~baker/devices/lxr/http/source/linux/MAINTAINERS

Additional Information

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