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From Daniel Amadei <>
Subject Re: Aggregate report - rate calculation
Date Tue, 13 Jul 2004 17:18:27 GMT
Great, so I'll submit the patch.
Should a just open a jira "bug" with the fix to it or is there other approach that I should

Michael Stover <> wrote:
Yes, they need updating. It used to be an "idealized throughput
calculation", but then someone changed it without changing the docs.


On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 12:15, Daniel Amadei wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> Thanks a lot for the explanation. 
> However, I think it would be great if somebody (possibly, me) send a patch for the documentation,
adding this info as what is described in the docs is that the rate is an "idealized throughput
calculation" but there is no info about how this calculation is done so it will help people
understand the numbers.
> Please, tell me what you think.
> Michael Stover wrote:
> The aggregate report simply counts # times that request is made divided
> by total test time. Thus, it is a real throughput number, and not an
> ideal calculation that tries to take client processing/delay time into
> account.
> Because of this, the number doesn't really tell you what throughput is
> on that page, particularly - because the value is dependent on how long
> the rest of the test takes. As a result, it's not a very interesting
> number. For me, only total throughput is interesting, and you can get
> that on the graph visualizer or from the total field of the aggregate
> report (I think - it should pretty much the sum of the throughputs).
> -Mike
> On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 10:28, Daniel Amadei wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > I'm new to the list and I'd like to know if somebody here know how is the rate calculation
done when we use an aggregate report. 
> > 
> > Thanks a lot
> > 
> > Daniel C. Amadei
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ---------------------------------
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Michael Stover 
Apache Software Foundation

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