[linux-elitists] Fun benchmark du jour: khttpd vs. boa

Ruben I Safir - Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Fri Jan 26 04:32:28 PST 2001


I AM NOT A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 14:05:54 Don Marti wrote:
> So who's going to LinuxWorld NYC?  Which parties are going to be the
> elite ones?  Jim Gleason's posse seems to be mostly in high school (Jim
> is the Fonz of Linux) so hotel parties are better than bar parties for
> Linux conferences IMHO.
> 
> Interesting response to a survey I posted on Kuro5hin:
> 40% of users block some or all web ads; only 4% agree
> that "it's wrong to deny web sites their ad revenue."
> http://www.kuro5hin.org/?op=displaystory;sid=2001/1/21/162133/290
> 
> Hope Rusty starts putting the daily ad blocking ratio on his site
> soon.
> 
> Also, Doc Searls proclaimed the Jon Katz of kuro5hin.org:
> http://www.kuro5hin.org/?op=displaystory;sid=2001/1/24/202917/369
> 
> Speaking of "business as shipping," it looks like computers are actually
> doing something for the economy after all -- stabilizing fluctuations.
> Just-in-time manufacturing means you don't fill up a warehouse with
> manufactured goods people aren't buying much of, then lay off your
> workers while you sell it off. Remember all those articles in Forbes in
> the late 80s and early 90s about companies reducing inventory, getting
> daily sales figures from retailers, all that stuff?  All those projects
> add up to a smoother economy.
> 
> article (PDF) http://www.ny.frb.org/rmaghome/curr_iss/ci5-13.html
> NY Times story http://www.nytimes.com/2001/01/25/business/25SCEN.html
> 
> Oh, right, web server benchmarks. Looks like both boa and khttpd beat
> 1000 requests/second, and Apache is -- news flash -- still slow.
> 
> The number of people to whom this is relevant is vanishingly small, though.
> 
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Christoph Lameter <christoph@lameter.com> -----
> 
> Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 08:23:54 -0800 (PST)
> From: Christoph Lameter <christoph@lameter.com>
> Subject: [khttpd-users] Benchmark: khttpd vs. boa vs. apache: khttpd 2-3
times faster than
>  apache
> To: khttpd-users@zgp.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0101250816500.4883-100000@home.lameter.com>
> 
> These tests were done with 2 Celeron-433 processors across a 100 mbit
> link.
> 
> The server was running 2.4.1-pre8 + my patches and boa / apache / khttpd.
> The server was running other services while doing the test.
> 
> The client was running 2.2.17.
> 
> Boa is still very close to khttpd. Apache falls way behind. khttpd and boa
> both almost saturate the 100mbit link.
> 
> One thing that is still worrysome is that some requests to khttpd still
> take 3 seconds to complete. I wonder if the queuing of requests could be
> improved on.
> 
> christoph@slave2:/home/christoph$ ./zb openrock.net /index.html -k -c 215 -n
20000 -p 8080
>  
> ---
> Server:                 Apache/1.3.9
> Doucment Length:        8214
> Concurency Level:       215
> Time taken for tests:   44.533 seconds
> Complete requests:      20000
> Failed requests:        0
> Keep-Alive requests:    19831
> Bytes transfered:       171012425
> HTML transfered:        164280000
> Requests per seconds:   449.11
> Transfer rate:          3840.13 kb/s
>  
> Connnection Times (ms)
>            min   avg   max
> Connect:     0     5  8991
> Total:       3   294 41550
> ---
>  
> christoph@slave2:/home/christoph$ ./zb openrock.net /index.html -k -c 215 -n
20000 -p 80
>  
> ---
> Server:                 kHTTPd/0.1.6
> Doucment Length:        8214
> Concurency Level:       215
> Time taken for tests:   17.435 seconds
> Complete requests:      20000
> Failed requests:        0
> Keep-Alive requests:    20004
> Bytes transfered:       168221828
> HTML transfered:        164320658
> Requests per seconds:   1147.12
> Transfer rate:          9648.51 kb/s
>  
> Connnection Times (ms)
>            min   avg   max
> Connect:     0     7  3006
> Total:       4    38  3121
> ---
>  
> christoph@slave2:/home/christoph$ ./zb openrock.net /index.html -k -c 215 -n
20000 -p 8000
>  
> ---
> Server:                 Boa/0.95.0pre
> Doucment Length:        8214
> Concurency Level:       215
> Time taken for tests:   19.514 seconds
> Complete requests:      20000
> Failed requests:        0
> Keep-Alive requests:    20000
> Bytes transfered:       168925751
> HTML transfered:        164343017
> Requests per seconds:   1024.91
> Transfer rate:          8656.64 kb/s
>  
> Connnection Times (ms)
>            min   avg   max
> Connect:     0    11  3005
> Total:      13   208  6163
> ---
> 
> 
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