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Limits and flaws in benchmarking using the hdparm tool (Doc ID 2078202.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 and later
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.0.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


 This document's purpose is to serve as a static reference about the limits and flaws in using hdparm to benchmark a disk's or a SAN's perfomance in Oracle Linux, Oracle VM or Oracle Private Cloud Appliance (PCA).


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