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What are IOPS requirements for NTA Flow Storage Database server

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Updated March 16, 2018

Overview

What are IOPS requirements for NTA Flow Storage Database server?

Environment

  • NTA 4.0 through 4.2.3

Detail

The following measured values can only be used as recommendations and raw estimates. The number of flows per second (fps) cannot be directly translated into inserts per second (ips) as the ratio varies for individual customers.

 

  • @ 140 ips (inserts per second), corresponding to about 0.5k-4k fps (using 95% top talker):
    • 100 IOPS for reading data
    • 30 IOPS for storing data
  • @ 3,000 ips, corresponding to about 50k-70k fps (using 95% top talker):
    • 1,000 IOPS for reading data
    • 450 IOPS for storing data
 

 

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