Performance Degradation with MPxIO and Symmetric Devices (Sun Storedge[TM] 99xx/3510 and Sun Fire[TM] v880) (Doc ID 1001937.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Storage Traffic Manager Software - Version 3.0 to 4.6 [Release 3.0 to 4.0]
Sun Storage SAN Foundation Software - Version 4.0 to 4.4 [Release 4.0]
Sun Storage 9960 System - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 9970 System - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 9980 System - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Goal

Sequential I/O performance degradation of up to 700% has been seen with Symmetric devices connected to the host running Sun StorEdge[TM] Traffic Manager Software (MPxIO) with round-robin load balancing.

Solution

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