AIX and VIOS Disk And Fibre Channel Adapter Queue Tuning
Advanced Technical Sales
AIX; IBM eServer pSeries; IBM Flex System; IBM PureFlex System; IBM System p5; Power; Power5; POWER6; POWER7; Power Systems I/O; pSeries; PureFlex
Abstract: This paper explains how IO queuing works in AIX and VIO environments, and how to tune the disk and disk fibre channel adapter queues to improve performance. It also documents tools available for monitoring disk performance in these environments.