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DigitalOcean Block Storage Speed and Benchmarks

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Here are some simple stats from the new block storage available over at DigitalOcean.  Tested on a 1gb droplet.

hdparm -t /dev/sda Reads

Timing buffered disk reads: 536 MB in  3.01 seconds = 178.15 MB/sec

Timing buffered disk reads: 586 MB in  3.01 seconds = 194.63 MB/sec

Timing buffered disk reads: 574 MB in  3.00 seconds = 191.32 MB/sec

hdparm -T /dev/sda Cached Reads

Timing cached reads:   15090 MB in  2.00 seconds = 7551.96 MB/sec

Timing cached reads:   15056 MB in  2.00 seconds = 7535.53 MB/sec

Timing cached reads:   14810 MB in  2.00 seconds = 7411.46 MB/sec

time sh -c "dd if=/dev/sda of=ddfile bs=8k count=1000000 && sync"; rm ddfile Writes

8192000000 bytes (8.2 GB) copied, 49.4442 s, 166 MB/s

real 0m49.523s

user 0m0.348s

sys 0m12.384s