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How to benchmark a whole storage infrastructure

I'm a 100% sure that I'm not the first one to consider benchmarking a whole infrastructure, but yet I haven't found any relevant information on how to face this challenge. As I guess we all know what ...
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standard platform performance test

We're currently running our application on Heroku and are seeing the limitations of its platform (mainly due to the cost of scaling). We're looking to run our own setup on something like Amazon. ...
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Is there an objective way to measure slowness of PC/WINDOWS?

We've a lot of users that usually complain about that his PC is "slow". (we use win XP). We usually check startup programs, virus, fragmentation, disk health and common problems that causes slowness ...
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571 views

Slow connection times from remote server doing apache bench

I am trying to measure perfornace on nginx with ab. Doing the same ab from the local machine gives me about 10 times the requests per second as from a remote machine that is located on the same ...
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How come Core i7 (desktop) dominates Xeon (server)? [closed]

I have been using this performance benchmark results to select what CPUs to use on my web server and to my surprise, looks like Core i7 CPUs dominates the list pushing Xeon CPUs into the bush. Why ...
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fio config to measure IOPS against provider SLA

So a provider has given us 500 IOPS/TB as their SLA standards for disk performance in a VMWare & RAID5-SAN environment. This is apparently measured with: 16kB average transfer block size 3:1 ...
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What is the best way to compare the performance of different servers?

I've got a site with a LAMP stack and I'm looking at moving to a new hosting provider (currently on a dedicated server and looking to move to a cloud provider). What is the best/most reliable way to ...
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732 views

What's a good network benchmark test?

What's a good way to benchmark a network connection? I'm looking for something like the Windows Experience Index, but for my internet connection. For example, one place I visit has what seems to be ...
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1answer
141 views

Benchmarking MySQL on win7

I've setup a nginx server running php 5.3.6 and mysql 5.5.1.3. My computer is an AMD quadcore 9650, 4gb ram, 500gb 7200rpm HD. I ran the PHP MySQL Benchmark Tool v. 0.1, and got the following ...
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101 views

Verify server performance

I'm looking for a quick and SIMPLE way to verify that new servers are performing as expected. The most important metric is disk performance, second is network performance. I’m trying to prevent ...
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1answer
68 views

bench marking windows machine - [closed]

We have a Java based product that is mainly used on windows. Some customers complain that application is slow. We have analysed product using JProfiler and improved various bits. As a next step, it ...
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big difference in HTTP response time between US and UK clients

I am looking into a problem with some images hosted in the US, that some users get really slow load times. This image for example; ...
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447 views

is there anyway to know if your supposedly fully dedicated server is really a virtually resource-shared machine? [duplicate]

sometimes I feel my server not responding as smoothly as I would expect (i have a Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.80GHz Quad Core), given that for example, the 'top' commands reports a low load < 0.5, CPU ...
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2answers
730 views

why is iometer performance slower after first run?

I'm doing some benchmarking with IOMeter, and I'm seeing a consistent and susbtantial drop-off in performance after running the first test in my VMWare environments. These drop-offs are about the ...
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How do I know when server “runs at speed limit”?

Basically I'd like to know if it's possible to speed up my server or not by using caching like squid, checking for possible errors in configuration, optimizing various server software parameters, etc. ...
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How can I generate different levels of disk load on a Linux (2.4) system

I need to find out about the impact different levels of disk I/O have on my application. To do so I am looking for a way to generate different amounts of disk load while I am running the application ...
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ApacheBench: Request times going into the ether

I have an Apache server that's proxying to Tomcat via mod_jk. I've set up a custom log in Apache to log the access times: LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b %D" transfertimes CustomLog ...