[openstack-dev] Proposal for dd disk i/o performance blueprint of cinder.

Chris Friesen chris.friesen at windriver.com
Fri Jan 17 00:10:42 UTC 2014

On 01/16/2014 04:22 PM, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Excerpts from Fox, Kevin M's message of 2014-01-16 09:29:14 -0800:
>> Yeah, I think the evil firmware issue is separate and should be solved separately.
>> Ideally, there should be a mode you can set the bare metal server into where firmware updates are not allowed. This is useful to more folks then just baremetal cloud admins. Something to ask the hardware vendors for.
> Yes, I think we call this mode "virtualization".

Nice. :)

Unfortunately, virtualization still has a pretty heavy price in some 
use-cases (heavy disk I/O, for instance).


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