Dec 162017
Evaluates cache performance for your HD.
File EVALCACH.ZIP from The Programmer’s Corner in
Category System Diagnostics
Evaluates cache performance for your HD.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
BOXES.PAS 4305 1479 deflated
CHARSCRN.PAS 4289 1403 deflated
CONTROLS.PAS 5179 1463 deflated
EVAL.EXE 37041 19267 deflated
EVAL.HLP 1391 727 deflated
EVAL.PAS 21646 6048 deflated
HBARS.PAS 1397 606 deflated
README 1391 727 deflated
SNOOP.ASM 5199 2009 deflated
SNOOP.COM 227 223 deflated
SNOOP.PAS 3706 1277 deflated
STRUTIL.PAS 4470 1384 deflated

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Contents of the README file

EVAL.PAS/EVAL.EXE -- Disk Cache Strategy Performance Evaluator

This program estimates the effectiveness of disk caching strategies using
a log of up to 8196 actual disk transactions from your first physical hard
disk. The TSR program SNOOP.COM maintains the log in memory.

This version of the program compares the performance of a simple write-
through cache to the performance you'd get from no cache at all. It bases
its speed estimates on hard disk characteristics you enter, rather than on
the actual characteristics of your machine, so you can see how drive
characteristics affect both system and cache performance. You can test your
own cache strategies by defining objects of the type CacheStrategy. You can
also observe the performance effects of cache size. As a simple experiment,
try reducing the cache size to 64K or 128K and press G to simulate the
results. You should notice a dramatic drop in cache performance.

This program is Copyright (C) 1989 by L. Brett Glass. It may be freely
redistributed for non-commercial purposes only. It may not be made part of any
hardware or software product without the express written consent of the
copyright owner. This program is supplied on an "as-is" basis. The author
assumes no responsibility for its correctness or its fitness for a given
purpose, nor for consequential damages which may arise from its use.

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