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From Olivier Berthonneau <olivier.berthonn...@nanocloud.com>
Subject Re: Benchmark guacd performance with RDP
Date Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:36:47 GMT
Hi Mike,

That makes sense. Thanks for your input !
Do you know if anyone has conducted such tests yet ? How do you make sure
Guacamole remains as efficient from one version to another ?

Thanks,

Le lun. 18 juil. 2016 à 15:58, Mike Jumper <mike.jumper@guac-dev.org> a
écrit :

> On Jul 18, 2016 1:03 AM, "Olivier Berthonneau" <
> olivier.berthonneau@nanocloud.com> wrote:
> >
> > ...
>
>
> >
> > My guess is I will have to code a bot to connect to multiple sessions at
> the same time. As I want the session to produce change on the screen to
> generate load I was thinking of opening my session with a full screen video
> playing a typical usage of a Windows session.
> >
> > Has anyone any thoughts about this before I jump in ?
> >
>
> Hi Olivier,
>
> I would recommend against this approach. Doing this will nullify the
> remote desktop features of RDP (like bitmap caching and copying rectangles
> between surfaces).
>
> The result may look visually similar, but the information that remote
> desktop servers hook into for efficient operation will be gone. The server
> will be forced to do nothing but frequent and large brute-force image
> comparisons, followed by encoding those large areas. This will be orders of
> magnitude more intense than what would happen compared to typical
> operations with respect to processing.
>
> If you want the benchmark to be representative, you will need to script
> the inputs of the user such that the applications running on the remote
> desktop server are actually opened, used in a way typical of a user, etc. I
> don't think there are any shortcuts around that which wouldn't also defeat
> the benchmark.
>
> Thanks,
>
> - Mike
>
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Olivier Berthonneau
Software developer
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www.nanocloud.com

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