QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Disk Performance Tests

QTS can test the sequential and random read speeds of your disks.

Important:
  • The results provided by these tests are specific to the NAS being tested.

  • For accurate results, do not use any resource-intensive applications while the tests are running.

Testing Disk Performance Manually

  1. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Storage > Disks/VJBOD.
  2. Click Performance Test.

    The Performance Test screen appears.

  3. Select one or more disks.
  4. Click Performance Test and then select a test type.

    Test Type

    Description

    Test Results Format

    Sequential read

    Test sequential read speed.

    MB/s

    IOPS read

    Test random read speed.

    IOPS

    A confirmation message appears.

  5. Click OK.

QTS runs the test and then displays the results on the Performance Test screen. To see detailed results for the IOPS read test, select one or more disks and then select Result > IOPS read result.

Testing Disk Performance on a Schedule

  1. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Storage > Disks/VJBOD.
  2. Click Performance Test.

    The Performance Test screen appears.

  3. Set Weekly Test to On.

    A confirmation message appears.

  4. Click OK.

QTS runs a sequential read test for all disks every Monday at 6.30am, and then displays the results on the Performance Test screen.