Setting the Storage Pool Stripe Breadth
Xsan uses both the storage pool stripe breadth and the volume block allocation size
to decide how to write data to a volume. For most SANs, the default values for storage
pool stripe breadth and volume block allocation size result in good performance.
However, in some cases you might be able to improve read and write performance by
adjusting these values to suit a specific application.
The stripe breadth must be set when the volume is created; it can’t be changed for an
To set a storage pool’s stripe breadth:
Click the Settings button below the Affinity Tag list on the Configure Volume Affinities
pane of the setup assistant when you create the volume.