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From Markus Kohler <>
Subject Re: Performance Tests - Suggestions and Ideas
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 13:23:29 GMT
Hi all,
Just as a teaser ;-)
The textile support is expensive in regards to the memory allocated (freed
Details will come as soon as I find some time.


On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Vassil Dichev <> wrote:

> I just wanted to say thanks to Markus for doing this, and I think
> performance testing is a critical aspect for this type of application
> (as Twitter have demonstrated very convincingly).
> I also believe performance testing of ESME is also a great way to test
> Lift, as ESME is one of the biggest open-source projects using Lift
> (ok, there aren't many anyway). Other bugs which performance tests
> could catch would be deadlocks and thread contention, and these are
> vitally important in the light of the dynamic change Lift is
> undergoing swapping its actor implementations.
> It's also a good idea to run performance tests on Hudson, at least for
> the time being- we don't have that many commits per week yet.
> About memory analysis being a low-hanging fruit: agree 100%, provided
> one condition is fulfilled. The condition is that we're able to test
> the application locally, and performance tests help us do exactly
> that. Previously many bugs could only be reproduced by everyone on the
> Stax instance. Besides, a long time ago I have worked on memory leak
> problems in the same area as Markus, so I think we have enough
> know-how.
> Vassil

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