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Re: Benchmark/query scripts - FAO Quanah Gibson-Mount
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On Monday 23 Aug 2004 00:05, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Thursday, August 19, 2004 9:18 PM +0100 Gavin Henry
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> > Dear Quanah,
> > I was reading your directory service page and I was wondering if you
> > would post yours scripts that you used to check the number of responses
> > per second your server could handle?
> > Saves me the time of writing my own ;-)
> The scripts I have are not benchmarking scripts in the light that people
> generally tend to look for as benchmarking utilities. They are a pair
> scripts designed to see how OpenLDAP behaves under a very particular
> environment -- SASL/GSSAPI queries where the operation is BIND, SEARCH
> using an exact eq filter returning 1 attribute, and UNBIND. They in no way
> try to determine the maximal response rate of the server. I use them
> because they emulate the manner in which our mail routers function when
> querying OpenLDAP. What it gives me is a consistent set of data I can
> compare against over time, against which I can draw conclusions about how
> the way the server performs when changes are made.
Ah, OK, appreciated.
> The only actually benchmarking software for directories that I'm aware of
> is Mindcraft's DirectoryMark, which is free to use.
I looked into this, and it appears to be only for MS and Solaris :(
> Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Principal Software Developer
> ITSS/Shared Services
> Stanford University
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