vSphere 1.8.3 iSER benchmark

markpower28

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Loaded vSphere beta driver 1.8.3 to ESXi 6.0

The storage is Solaris 11.2. 2 x L5630 CPU, 24 GB RAM. 4 x SSD for L2ARC. 8 x 450GB 15K SAS drive (4 x mirror). HBA LSI 9207-8e. ConnectX-2 VPI 2.10.700 firmware

Test VM is 2 vCPU, 4 GB memory

iSER Throughput 1700 MB/s


Still as not as good as SRP 3000 MB/s but way better than IPoIB 547 MB/s
https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/ipoib-vs-srp.5048/

I am using Napp-it 0.9f5 and there is no special configuration is needed.

1.8.3 beta driver
https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/mlnx-ofed-esx-1-8-3-for-vsphere-5-5.5441/

Has anyone else try this yet?