Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System: Tuning Solaris hosts using ZFS filesystem (exported from 7000 Series NAS) (Doc ID 1507737.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

A solaris host uses ZFS filesystem. Only 1 LUN is used from the ZFS appliance. This LUN has a volblocksize of 8KB (defined on the ZFS appliance). The data filesystem has a recordsize of 128KB.

Performance is not as expected. We cannot sustain more than 50 MB/s for IO writes.

Cause

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