[ADSM-L] measuring shoeshining ?

2007-04-16 19:38:53
Subject: [ADSM-L] measuring shoeshining ?
From: Peter Billam <peter.billam AT DPIW.TAS.GOV DOT AU>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 09:38:25 +1000
Greetings.   Roger Deschner wrote:

> when the client is too slow to keep the tape drive streaming, the tape
> stops and starts - shoeshining. This really wears out your tapes. They
> say that DLT and LTO tapes are good for some huge number of passes in
> the millions, but once you start shoeshining you can reach those numbers
> real quick.
> ...
> The only way to positively prevent shoeshining is to buy more disks,
> and insure that all tape writing is done via TSM Migration from local
> server disk.

Is there a good way of collecting daily shoeshining statistics ?

Regards, Peter

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