LinuxProgramming.com: Highlight Project: IozoneFeb 26, 2001, 14:22 (0 Talkback[s])
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Iozone is a multi-platform disk benchmarking tool.
License: Open source/public domain
Platforms and formats: IOzone is available as C source code, and the provided make file supports building on numerous platforms, including Linux IA-32, Linux IA-64, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, and Windows.
Status: Version 3.53, stable
Why Highlighted: IOzone is an extremely flexible and useful tool for assessing the performance of file I/O under the operating systems listed above. It can be run entirely in command-line mode with text mode output, and it can also optionally store its data in Microsoft Excel BIFF format which can be used to create graphs with Excel.