Definition : Input/Output Operations Per Second
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What does IOPS mean?

Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS, pronounced eye-ops) is a measure of how many input/output operations a storage device can complete within one second. It is a common performance measurement used to benchmark computer storage devices like Hard Disk Drives (HDD), Solid State Drives (SSD) and Storage Area Networks (SAN).