Diskspd is an open-source storage testing software developed by Microsoft that succeeds the SQLIO benchmark.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark windows/diskspd.

Test Created

13 March 2018

Last Updated

11 March 2019

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

13 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 19 Seconds


5k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsDiskspd Popularity Statisticswindows/diskspd2018.032018.052018.072018.092019.022019.042019.062019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.082020.102020.122021.022021.042021.062021.082021.102021.122022.022022.042022.062022.082022.102022.122023.022023.042023.062023.082023.102023.122024.022024.042024.065K10K15K20K25K
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org is always optional (opt-in) via the Phoronix Test Suite for users wishing to share their results publicly.
** Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting while running benchmarks from an Internet-connected platform.
*** Test profile page view reporting began March 2021.
Data updated weekly as of 9 June 2024.
617.5%161.4%421.1%Threads Per Target Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
10038.6%1019.3%5021.1%2021.1%Write Requests (Percent) Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
4KB78.9%32KB21.1%Block Size Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

windows/diskspd-1.1.0   [View Source]   Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:04:52 GMT
Update against latest upstream diskspd.

windows/diskspd-1.0.0   [View Source]   Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:30:41 GMT
Initial commit of Microsoft diskspd Windows disk I/O benchmark.

Performance Metrics

This test profile does not have enough data available on OpenBenchmarking.org yet to provide any detailed metrics.