SPECsfs97_R1.v3 Result

Silicon Graphics, Inc. :SGI InfiniteStorage NEXIS 2000 SAS
SPECsfs97_R1.v3 =33313 Ops/Sec (Overall Response Time = 1.55 msec)


Performance Graph


Server Configuration and Availability
Vendor Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Hardware Available September 2007
Software AvailableSeptember 2007
Date TestedSeptember 2007
SFS License Number4
Licensee LocationsMountain View, California

CPU, Memory and Power
Model Name SGI InfiniteStorage NEXIS 2000 SAS
Processor Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU 5140 @ 2.33GHz
# of Processors 4 cores, 2 chips, 2 cores/chip
Primary Cache 32kiB I + 32kiB D on chip per core
Secondary Cache 4096kiB unified on chip per chip
Other Cache --
Other Hardware N/A
Memory Size 32 GB
NVRAM Size 6144MiB (1024MiB per controller)
NVRAM Type 1024MiB battery-backed DRAM per controller
NVRAM Description3-day battery; cache bypass on battery failure

Server Software
OS Name and VersionNovell SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (64-bit) (
Other Software SGI InfiniteStorage AppMan 1.0.2
File System XFS
NFS version 3

Server Tuning
Buffer Cache Size Dynamic
# NFS Processes 128
Fileset Size 316.6 GB

Network Subsystem
Network Type Gigabit Ethernet
Network Controller Desc. SGI Quad Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet PCIe Adapter
Number Networks 4
Number Network Controllers4
Protocol Type TCP

Switch Type SMC Tigerswitch 8624T
Bridge Type N/A
Hub Type N/A
Other Network Hardware N/A

Disk Subsystem and Filesystems
Number Disk Controllers 6
Number of Disks 144
Number of Filesystems 24 (F1-F24)
File System Creation Ops/sbin/mkfs.xfs -f -i maxpct=5 -l size=131072k,sunit=128,version=2,lazy-count=1 -n version=2,size=16384 -d sunit=512,swidth=1024,agcount=1 ${device}
File System Config See Other Notes

Disk Controller Integrated SAS Adapter
# of Controller Type 1
Number of Disks 2
Disk Type 146GB 15K RPM SAS HDD
File Systems on Disks OS, page space
Special Config Notes RAID1

Disk Controller SGI PCI-X Dual Port 4Gb Fiber Channel HBA
# of Controller Type 1
Number of Disks 48
Disk Type 146GB 15Krpm SAS HDD
File Systems on Disks F1-F8
Special Config Notes See Other Notes

Disk Controller SGI PCIe Dual Port 4Gb Fiber Channel HBA
# of Controller Type 2
Number of Disks 96
Disk Type 146GB 15Krpm SAS HDD
File Systems on Disks F9-F24
Special Config Notes See Other Notes

Load Generator (LG) Configuration
Number of Load Generators 8
Number of Processes per LG12
Biod Max Read Setting 2
Biod Max Write Setting 2

LG Type LG1
LG Model Supermicro 5113-G
Number and Type Processors1x2.60 GHz Pentium 4, HT enabled
Memory Size 512MiB
Operating System SuSE Linux 10.2 (
Compiler gcc version 4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (SUSE Linux)
Compiler Options -DNO_T_TYPES -DUSE_INTTYPES -lm
Network Type Integrated Dual Port 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet (Intel E1000)

Testbed Configuration
LG #LG TypeNetworkTarget File SystemsNotes

Other Notes

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