When it comes to storage area network (SAN) metrics and measurements, such as bandwith, input/output per second (IOPS) and utilization, more is usually better. However, when it comes to response time and latency -- or the amount of time that it takes to complete a task -- less is definitely more.
In this podcast, Greg Schulz looks at the components of a SAN that can have an impact on response time and suggests ways to boost performance in those areas. The recording covers:
About the author: Greg Schulz is founder and senior analyst with the IT infrastructure analyst and consulting firm StorageIO Group. Greg is also the author and illustrator of Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier) and has contributed material to Storage magazine and other TechTarget venues.