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From Guy Ferraiolo <g...@cnet.com>
Subject Re: randomized request for apache benchmark
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2007 16:27:06 GMT
I have a patch that provides this functionality to flood and will be
submitting it to this list, hopefully in a day or so.

Guy

On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 21:45 -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> kaby wrote:
> > For the primarily web application is no longer static.
> > Considering factors like cache, instruction prediction, I suppose randomized
> > request is need to avoid possible bias in benchmark.
> > So I wanna proposal a patch for this. Any suggestion?
> 
> ab.c isn't the place for such work, and you are absolutely right
> (modern architectures are incredibly good at doing stupidly repetitive
> tasks efficiently, and this doesn't mirror the real world).
> 
> Would you take a look at
> 
>    http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/test/trunk/flood/
> 
> which is already moving in the direction of flexibility you seek, and
> is actively soliciting new ideas and patches?
> 
> Bill
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