White Papers

File System / Block Exerciser

File System / Block Exerciser

A scalable and easy-to-deploy storage performance, validation, analysis, and workload-modeling environment

July 26, 2017

This white paper describes the features of OakGate’s file system / block exerciser and how customers can quickly and easily run pre-packaged storage workloads and view immediate results. Our exerciser helps customers avoid:

  • Being burdened with developing complex scripts or analyzing megabytes of cryptic results generated by free data validation tools.
  • Needing to create and maintain their own in-house validation tool, using valuable time, money, and engineering resources that could be more effectively applied for their company’s core product development.


Atomicity Definition and OakGate Implementation (as applied to testing of SSDs)

July 8, 2013

This white paper defines atomicity as it pertains to testing of flash based storage devices, such as SSDs, and examines various scenarios and expected device behaviour under each scenario.