Benchmarks [was: Yahoo! Traffic Server]

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Nov 11 10:44:47 CET 2009

In message <20091111093140.GA9589 at>, Kristian Lyngstol writes:

>I'm reasonably certain that I can get close to breaking 300k req/s on a
>dual quad core with ht, but I don't think I can convince anyone to lend me
>a small city worth of computers to generate the traffic.

I thought the way to do that kind of benchmark was to send a twitter
message like:

"Hehe, looks like Jessica Biels bikini straps snapped (http...)"


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