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Date:   Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:46:15 -0400
Reply-To:   Ya Huang <ya.huang@AMYLIN.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Ya Huang <ya.huang@AMYLIN.COM>
Subject:   Re: Tracking peak temp disk space usage?
Comments:   To: Phil Rack <PhilRack@MINEQUEST.COM>

Thanks Philip,

We are on VMware. Eventually, we may use share folder, but right now, we want to test the performace against the typical real desktop.


On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:29:03 -0400, Philip Rack <PhilRack@MINEQUEST.COM> wrote:

>You don't mention the VM software you are using (VMware, VirtualBox, etc...) >If you don't get an answer to your question, perhaps your IT staff can >create a shared folder that you can use for your work space. Here's what a >shared folder is from the Vbox help system. > >------------------------------- > >With the "shared folders" feature of VirtualBox, you can access files of >your host system from within the guest system. This is similar how you would >use network shares in Windows networks -- except that shared folders do not >need require networking, only the Guest Additions. Shared Folders are >supported with Windows (2000 or newer), Linux and Solaris guests. > >Shared folders must physically reside on the host and are then shared with >the guest, which uses a special file system driver in the Guest Addition to >talk to the host. For Windows guests, shared folders are implemented as a >pseudo-network redirector; for Linux and Solaris guests, the Guest Additions >provide a virtual file system. > > >------------------------------ > >Hope this helps. > > >Philip Rack >MineQuest, LLC >WPS Consulting and WPS Reseller >Tel: (614) 457-3714 >Web: >Blog: > > > >-----Original Message----- >From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Ya >Huang >Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:20 PM >To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU >Subject: Tracking peak temp disk space usage? > >Hi there, > >Is there a way I can track the peak hard drive usage (as WORK or temp >fodler)? I'm testing SAS on VM, originally a VM was set up to have only a >42G C: drive, which really has 8G free space. When running a big job, it >ended up running out of resource (C: free space is 0). I've asked IT to >increase the C: space to 100G, now the testing code can be run. But IT >prefer not to configure the C: this big, if possible. So, I guess I need >to know the peak usage before I can tell them how much space I need. > >Any idea? A SAS tool or Windows tool? > >Thanks > >Ya

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