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From Jonathan Williamson <>
Subject Re: Why are reads from CouchDB so slow? (1.5MB/s or thereabouts)
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:41:36 GMT
I'm aware of that - but it still doesn't explain the disparity. I was
using curl for the Nginx tests too...

Is the reason you're asking the question because you believe the
performance should be much better than I'm seeing?

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 12:39 PM, Robert Newson <> wrote:
> curl is not a benchmarking tool. Each curl command is opening a new
> tcp connection, etc. Can you try with httperf, apachebench, tsung,
> nodeload?
> B.
> On 23 March 2012 12:36, Jonathan Williamson <> wrote:
>> It was just a script that looped over the keys for 1000 documents,
>> fetching them one after another (using curl).
>> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 12:31 PM, Robert Newson <> wrote:
>>> Using which http benchmarking tool (and exactly which settings)?
>>> On 23 March 2012 12:30, Jonathan Williamson <> wrote:
>>>> My initial CouchDB test was over 1000 GETs (all to roughly similar
>>>> documents), taking an average of the total time vs the total amount of
>>>> data recieved.
>>>> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Robert Newson <>
>>>>> Are you really extrapolating mb/s from a single curl command?


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