Date: March 1999
Last weeks tip involved configuring disks for optimum availability. This tip covers configuring disks for optimum performance. To configure an RS/6000 system for the highest disk I/O performance, create the logical volumes using the following guidelines.
Note the tradeoffs between higher performance and availability. Typical systems are configured somewhere between the two extremes presented in the AIX Tips. The following attachment explains the reasoning behind each of these selections.
(From IBM ITEM Q494227)