[ngw] stress test

Danita Zanre dzanre.ngwlist at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 19:28:00 UTC 2012


Novell used to have a stress test app that Novell Consulting had access
to.  I don't know anyone these days who has it though.  Bummer.

Danita Zanre
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On 9/5/12 11:27 AM, "Joseph Acquisto" <joea at j4computers.com> wrote:

>Well, the "data" will be on a SAN (fiber connected raw device).    There
>are multiple POs and domains, so this will have to include intra PO
>testing.
>
>I agree, "should be fine" but been here long enough to know that only
>"real world" testing will do.
>
>Already did some simple rules.  I guess some rules plus GWSend (if that's
>still around) and some batch files may have to do.
>
>Oh, yeah, I guess the messages do not have to come from a GW client,
>anyway.  So Linux scripting is not out of the question, either.
>
>joe a.
>
>
>>>> "Gregg A. Hinchman" <Gregg at HinchmanConsulting.com> 09/05/12 1:02 PM
>>>>>>>
>Just 1 post office?  Not sure it will help but you can set up multiple
>rules on multiple users to force the flow of messages....but since all
>would be on the same po -it will have little hit on performance.
>
>Best stress for PO on vmware is to run disk tools that 'hit' the disk.
>Like hdparm on linux or tsatest on OESlinux.
>
>In the end if your PO is on a vm datastore and that datastore is on a
>well built SAN LUN -performance will be more than good.
>
>
>
>Take Care.
> 
>Gregg A. Hinchman 
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>
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>Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese monk.
>>>> 
>From: Joseph Acquisto<joea at j4computers.com>
>To:ngw at ngwlist.com
>Date: 9/5/2012 11:08 AM
>Subject: [ngw] stress test
>Testing POA on VMware.
>
>Any canned stress test utilities or scripts around?
>
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