Using RRDPound For IO Testing

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Disk IO can be a major bottleneck on collectors. There is a tool called rrdpound (which will ship in Zenoss 4.2) that allows users to heavily exercise rrdtool and benchmark CPU/IO performance. You can find a copy of rrdpound here:

If possible, use the rrdpound that is distributed with Zenoss.

$ wget
$ chmod +x