SAN Performance Tuning with SQLIO

SAN Performance Tuning with SQLIO The SQLIO Disk Subsystem Benchmark Tool was a free utility from Microsoft that measures storage I/O performance and has been retired and replaced by DiskSpd.exe. You can download the tool and documentation here. FYI: The rest of this article relates to the deprecated utility sqlio.exe. Contents SQLIO Video Tutorial Downloading and Configuring SQLIO Testing Your SAN Performance Importing SQLIO Results into SQL Server Script to Create the Tables and and ETL Stored Procedure Importing the Text File into SQL Server 2005 Analyzing the SQLIO Results More Reading About SQLIO