You can clone pyio on my GitHub page

pyio is a python library for performing file system IO. pyio originated as a way to quickly prototype applications that stress network attached storage appliances.

In addition to the IO library there are also several useful tools inluded in the ‘bin’ directory.


filegen is a dataset generation utility that can be used to quickly create random datasets of a defined size.

Example usage:

python --min 32 --max 1024 --qty 100 --split 10 --ftype 0 --dst /tmp


r_loop is a tool that will read the contents of a directory in an infinite loop.

Example usage:

python --dir /tmp --bs 32

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