Azure managed disk RAID performance meter

Last updated: 24/02/2017

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This template allows you to run a managed disk RAID performance test for different workload types using fio utility.

This Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template was created by a member of the community and not by Microsoft. Each ARM template is licensed to you under a licence agreement by its owner, not Microsoft. Microsoft is not responsible for ARM templates provided and licensed by community members and does not screen for security, compatibility or performance. Community ARM templates are not supported under any Microsoft support programme or service, and are made available AS IS without warranty of any kind.

Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmSize Size of the VM that runs the test.
dataDiskHostCaching Data disk caching type for the test disk.
diskSizeGB Disk size in GB.
disksInRAID Number of disks striped in RAID. Should not be greater than selected instance type allows.
testType Disk test type to run. (rand: random, sequential otherwise; rw - read/write).
testSize Size of the file to test.
testBlockSize Size of the block to test.
secondsToRunTest Number of seconds for the test to run.
threadsToRunTest Number of worker threads for the test to run.
adminUsername Username for the test VMs.
adminPassword Password for the test VMs.
_artifactsLocation The base URI where artifacts required by this template are located. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a private location in the subscription will be used and this value will be automatically generated.
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a sasToken will be automatically generated.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/managed-disk-raid-performance-meter/azuredeploy.json
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Command line

azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/managed-disk-raid-performance-meter/azuredeploy.json
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