[Darshan-users] Darshan "I/O" pattern

Rob Latham robl at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Feb 20 10:47:44 CST 2017

On 02/20/2017 10:39 AM, Wadud Miah wrote:
> Hello,
> I have the attached “I/O pattern” bar chart from Darshan which I don’t
> understand. My question is what do the “Sequential” and “Consecutive”
> labels mean? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

sequential: walk through the file in one direction
consecutive: no gaps between accesses

The attached figure might help clarify.

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