MEASURING I/O PERFORMANCE IN XEN PARAVIRTUALIZATION VIRTUAL MACHINES

Giovanni Giacobbi, Tullio Vardanega

Abstract

This report summarizes the results obtained with measurements of I/O performance in Xen paravirtualized machines. Focus was put on the performance differences between storage virtualized on a file system as opposed to directly based on a native partition. The experiments are structured in a repeatable and controlled way. Some important notions are also discussed about hard disks geometry and measurement units.

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Giacobbi G. and Vardanega T. (2011). MEASURING I/O PERFORMANCE IN XEN PARAVIRTUALIZATION VIRTUAL MACHINES . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8425-52-2, pages 656-662. DOI: 10.5220/0003450106560662


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer11,
author={Giovanni Giacobbi and Tullio Vardanega},
title={MEASURING I/O PERFORMANCE IN XEN PARAVIRTUALIZATION VIRTUAL MACHINES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2011},
pages={656-662},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003450106560662},
isbn={978-989-8425-52-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - MEASURING I/O PERFORMANCE IN XEN PARAVIRTUALIZATION VIRTUAL MACHINES
SN - 978-989-8425-52-2
AU - Giacobbi G.
AU - Vardanega T.
PY - 2011
SP - 656
EP - 662
DO - 10.5220/0003450106560662