SanDisk Cruzer Blade Flash Drive - 64-KB Benchmark

Q

What is the average I/O performance of SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB Flash Drive?

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A

The average I/O performance of a flash drive can be measured by running SQLIO with multiple 64-KB blocks with a large stripe factor.

Here is the read performance test of SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB Flash Drive on 64-KB blocks.

C:\fyicenter\SQLIO>sqlio -LS -kR -b64 -i64 -f64 -t1 -s60 -p0 E:\test.dat

using system counter for latency timings, 2343896 counts per second
1 thread reading for 60 secs from file D:\test.dat
	using 64KB IOs over 4096KB stripes with 64 IOs per run
	affinity on cpu number 0
initialization done
CUMULATIVE DATA:
throughput metrics:
IOs/sec:   239.37
MBs/sec:    14.96
latency metrics:
Min_Latency(ms): 3
Avg_Latency(ms): 3
Max_Latency(ms): 15
histogram:
ms: 0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24+
%:  0  0  0 38 61  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0

Here is the write performance test of SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB Flash Drive on 64-KB blocks.

C:\fyicenter\SQLIO>sqlio -LS -kW -b64 -i64 -f64 -t1 -s60 -p0 E:\test.dat

using system counter for latency timings, 2343896 counts per second
1 thread writing for 60 secs to file D:\test.dat
	using 64KB IOs over 4096KB stripes with 64 IOs per run
	affinity on cpu number 0
initialization done
CUMULATIVE DATA:
throughput metrics:
IOs/sec:    62.33
MBs/sec:     3.89
latency metrics:
Min_Latency(ms): 3
Avg_Latency(ms): 15
Max_Latency(ms): 1600
histogram:
ms: 0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24+
%:  0  0  0 39  7  1 15  1  8 14  3  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  6

As you can see, in the simulation of multiple 64-KB file I/O, reading speed is 14.96 MBs/sec, and writing speed is 3.89 MBs/sec. Like most USB flash drive, reading is much faster than writing on SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB Flash Drive.

 

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