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Measuring storage speed I/O utilization by host

Applicability

  • Product: Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud Platform
  • Feature: Search
  • Function: Storage monitoring

This search requires the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Windows or the Splunk Add-On for Unix and Linux, set up by a system administrator.  

Problem

I/O operations are time consuming and may impact the user experience. As a system administrator, you want to monitor disk operations and, when swapping is executed, to know when systems may slow down. 

Solution

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