[Gluster-users] dbench & similar - as a valid benchmark

Jeff Darcy jdarcy at redhat.com
Thu Apr 26 16:26:46 UTC 2012

On 04/26/2012 06:18 AM, lejeczek wrote:
> well, if dbench was to give me close to real numbers then these number look
> quite .. well, disappointing
> quick tests on a single brick volume that fuse mountpoints locally to show a
> massive disproportion
> raw fs / gluster fuse
> 336.224 / 17.7982
> I believe the volume is a standard one, meaning it wasn't tweaked
> could this be worked around somehow, tuned?

While dbench is a good tool, it's also a very flexible one and the numbers
themselves don't provide much information without knowing what loadfiles were
used, how many threads were running, etc.  What workload exactly were you
trying to simulate?

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