[httperf] httperf benchmarking and reporting

Mark Nottingham mnot at yahoo-inc.com
Fri Jul 18 11:32:27 PDT 2008


Would it be worth having a mode where httperf reports its results in a  
more normal and machine-friendly way, so that tools can depend on  
output, and we have more freedom to change the output intended for  
people?


On 18/07/2008, at 10:08 AM, Arlitt, Martin wrote:

> Hi Sergey
>
> One useful graph is shown in the httperf overview paper available from
>
> http://www.hpl.hp.com/research/linux/httperf/docs.php
>
> another would be plotting things like the connection, request, reply  
> and error rates over the course of a single run.  This would help a  
> user see if the performance was stable over the duration of a run,  
> or if the system experienced problems (e.g., the server became  
> overloaded and its reply rate declined over time).
>
> Thanks
>
> Martin
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: httperf-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com [mailto:httperf-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com 
> ] On Behalf Of Sergey Vidyuk
> Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 3:27 AM
> To: httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: [httperf] httperf benchmarking and reporting
>
> Hi
> I'm Sergey Vidyuk. Now i work on a wrapper around httperf on ruby.
> Already created gem http://httperf4r.rubyforge.org
>
> Also I've see that in TODO list you have goals about some pretty
> reports and graphs. My project also have some reporting in jpeg and
> ps.
>
> Have you any suggestions about reporting of results? We can make it
> together to not duplicate work =)
>
>
> Regards, Sergey
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