How Do You Test IOPs, Latency, and Throughput?

You’ve heard these terms thrown around about storage, and you’re not sure what they mean, and how they relate to each other. Let’s make it simpler by using an analogy.

Say you want to measure a shipping company.

You’re trying to decide whether to use DHL, FedEx, UPS, or your local postal service.

You could measure them by sending me a gift – after all, it is the holidays, and I do a lot of stuff for you year round, and it’s probably the least you could do.

You place one box outside You call the shipping company to come