[Gluster-users] Quick question about benchmarking....

Vikas Gorur vikas at zresearch.com
Tue Oct 21 06:45:33 UTC 2008

2008/10/20 Mark True <Mtrue at raidinc.com>:
> Hey guys,
> I am currently working with a glusterfs setup, and I want to benchmark it.
> I was wondering what tools people are using to run a benchmark across
> multiple hosts.  I am currently playing with iozone in clustered mode, but I
> am not having a lot of luck.  I was wondering if there are any other tools
> that could be useful.

I'm not sure if this list will match your particular need (running
across multiple hosts), but here are some tools we use to benchmark:

- iozone
- dbench - this tests small file operations quite well
- bonnie
- filebench - a very versatile configurable benchmark tool, with
option to provide different kinds of workload (webserver, database,

Vikas Gorur
Engineer - Z Research

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