What is it?Iops lets you measure how many I/O operations per second a storage device can perform.
Usefull for determing e.g. the best RAID-setting of your storage device.
Changes0.1: initial release
ExamplesA RAID-0 set of the SSDs in my Asus EEE PC 901 performs 1200 iops.
A WDC WD360ADFD-00NLR5 disk seems to be capable of 120 iops.
An OCZ-VERTEX2 does 10000 iops.