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SAP SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition 1.0 SP 6 » Task syntax

MeasureIOPerformance task

Measures and records I/O performance characteristics of the specified host.

Syntax 1 (SQL)
CALL DBCloud.MeasureIOPerformance ( host=host )
Syntax 2 (Cloud Command utility)
dbcloudcmd run MeasureIOPerformance host
  • host

    The host whose I/O performance is to be measured. Accepts a search query that identifies one host, for example a host name or ID. (Required)

Required privileges



This task runs an I/O benchmark on the specified host and records the results as the disk_read_rand_io_per_sec (random I/O per second) and disk_read_seq_bytes_per_sec (sequential reads per second) host attributes.

Run this task on hosts that are known to be idle; otherwise, the results may be meaningless.

To view the host attributes from dbcloudcmd, run the following command:

dbcloudcmd describe MyHost


Run the following task to measure the I/O performance on the host named myhost:

dbcloudcmd run MeasureIOPerformance myhost