XIV Storage System: A look into Fibre Channel and iSCSI Performance

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 26 February 2014

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IBM Form #: REDP-5057-00
(20 pages)

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Authors: Elaine Wood, Thomas Peralto


This IBM® Redpaper™ publication presents the results of head-to-head performance testing of 10 Gb iSCSI and 8 Gb Fibre Channel accessing a Gen3 XIV® and running various workloads. The goal of these tests was to determine the relative performance of these two technologies, and to understand the processor impact of iSCSI over Ethernet.

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