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What do IOPs and Bandwidth have in common?

Eric Wright of DiscoPosse – Using the chicken to measure IT comments:

In an ever evolving world of networking, storage and computing in general, we are being bombarded by information which is meant to  lead us towards finding the “best” product or feature that are out there. Vendors are often parading infographics and statistics in front of us to give us the “obvious” benefits of their product versus their competitors, or our own existing infrastructure.

Spend enough time around storage folks and you’ll get tired of hearing about IOPS. Networking people love to talk bandwidth. Eric points out how they are similar, and how you can lie your way into an impressive count on both parts.

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