Azure data disk performance meter

Last updated: 9/30/2016

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

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmSize Size of the VM that runs the test.
dataDiskStorageAccountType Storage Account type for the test disk
dataDiskHostCaching Data disk caching type for the test disk
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/vm-disk-performance-meter/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell
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/vm-disk-performance-meter/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface