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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: Contribution of Trade Performance Benchmark Sample to Geronimo
Date Sun, 18 Sep 2005 18:40:08 GMT

On Sep 16, 2005, at 10:42 AM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> I received approval yesterday that IBM is officially donating the  
> Trade Application to Geronimo under the Apache license to help with  
> functional and performance testing.  I have renamed the OpenSource  
> version to dayTrader to avoid confusion between the two.


> If your interested in seeing information about Trade now you can  
> look at 
> source=trade6 to get some more information on the benchmark.  The  
> nice thing is that it tests the WebContainer, the EJB container,  
> Messaging, WebServices, one and two-phase commit in both a macro  
> (whole application) and micro (web primitives) context to isolate  
> performance issues.
> I'm in the process of "mavenizing" the contribution and was  
> structuring it to fit in the applications tree as daytrader.  I'd  
> like some feedback on that that placement.

Does anyone think this would be a good time to start a new  
Application subproject?  We can pull out all the apps from the main  
server tree into something peer and parallel with /devtools

> I'm pretty excited about this contribution as it gives us a  
> functional and performance baseline to see where we stand in the  
> world.  I have some initial performance measurements that I'll be  
> posting next week (when my performance systems come back online).
> I'm also working on an article to discuss deploying this  
> application on Geronimo with a set of examples to provide real- 
> world information on how to deploy and get an application working.
> For those that are interested, I would like to get a Tomcat set of  
> measurements in addition to Jetty so a quick note on how to swap  
> the two  containers that would be excellent.
> Please comment on placement and I will have the mavenized version  
> as the application stands today out in the next couple of days.

Matt, thanks - this is great.

Any comments on starting an apps subproject?


Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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