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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: Benchmarks feedback
Date Tue, 27 Mar 2007 21:29:27 GMT
Quanah Gibson-Mount a écrit :

> --On Tuesday, March 27, 2007 12:05 PM -0400 Matt Hogstrom 
> <> wrote:
>> I haven't used SLAMD.  I have a C based load generator that is
>> proprietary.  If it scales that would be awesome.
> Is it a C based load generator that can distribute across clients, 
> similar to slamd?  Or is it more like directoryMark?  I'm curious, 
> because the problem we've run into in benchmarking OpenLDAP with 
> slamd, is that slamd simply can't keep up when one has a highly tuned 
> performant server. :/ 

Just because you didn't had enough clients to feed the server, I guess :)

> There's been some interesting in writing (or finding) an alternate 
> LDAP testing engine that is C based.  

I don't really think that C will outperform Java for this kind of tool. 
The performance bottleneck will be the network, whatever language you 
will use...

> Unfortunately, one that is not proprietary is of course desired.

This is why slamd seams a good tool. If its performance is bad, then 
it's up to the users to improve it. Version 2.0.0 seems promizing, with 
another backend (BDB JE)


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