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Simple Disk Benchmarking in Linux Using ‘dd’

A great way to do a real-world disk test on your linux system is with a program called dd. dd stands for data description and is used for copying data sources. A simple command to do real-world disk write test in linux is: dd bs=1M count=512 if=/dev/zero of=test conv=fdatasync This creates a file named ‘test’ […]