[Framework-Team] Re: PLIP load test reports available

Martin Aspeli optilude+lists at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 09:52:52 UTC 2009

This is really good stuff!

I must admit, I don't understand the graphs or the tables-of-graphs at
all, though. Is there a quick explanation somewhere about how to read


Ross Patterson wrote:
> You can find funkload load test benchmark reports and comparisons at:
> http://weblion.psu.edu/static/loadtesting/plone4.0/plips.html
> The buildout logs for the individual plips can be found with the same
> name as the *.cfg file substituting .log for .cfg in:
> http://weblion.psu.edu/static/loadtesting/plone4.0/
> So if a PLIP looks like it has erroneous results take a look at the log
> and let me know if there's anything to be done to get valid results.  Do
> this soon since the EC2 instance is costing me money so I will take it
> down soon and I won't want to set the whole thing up again once I take
> it down.
> You may also be interested in the following:
>   - Plone 4.0 base against Python 2.4, 2.5, and 2.6
>     http://weblion.psu.edu/static/loadtesting/plone4.0/base.html
>   - Plone 4.0 against Plone 2.5, 3.0, and 3.3
>     http://weblion.psu.edu/static/loadtesting/plone4.0/versions.html
>   - Plone 3.3 write conflict error comparison
>     http://weblion.psu.edu/static/loadtesting/plone4.0/threads-retries.html
>     (interesting how well 1 ZEO client with 1 thread does against 2 ZEO
>     clients with 1 thread each)
> Limi and I are working on adding some explanatory text and legends to
> these reports but for now this is all you get.  :)  Click through and
> around and if there's anything you still can't make sense of, ask and
> I'll see what I can do.
> Ross

Author of `Professional Plone Development`, a book for developers who
want to work with Plone. See http://martinaspeli.net/plone-book

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