Tag - Benchmarking

AWS Aurora Benchmarking part 2

Some time ago, I published the article on AWS Aurora Benchmarking (AWS Aurora Benchmarking – Blast or Splash?), in which I analyzed the behavior of different solutions using synchronous replication in AWS environment. This blog follows up with some of the comments and suggestions I received regarding that post from the community and Amazon […]

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Benchmark MongoDB with sysbench

Benchmark MongoDB with sysbench

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to benchmark MongoDB with sysbench.
In an earlier post, I mentioned our use of sysbench-mongodb (via this fork) to run benchmarks of MongoDB servers. I now want to share our work extending sysbench to make it work with MongoDB.
If you’re not familiar with sysbench, it’s a great project developed by Alexey […]

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Is MySQL’s innodb_file_per_table slowing you down?

MySQL’s here on the MySQL Performance Blog that innodb_file_per_table can cause table creation and drops to slow down. But what exactly is the performance hit? We wanted to find out.
The innodb_file_per_table Test:
On a test server running CentOS release 6.5, xfs filesystem, and 5.6.22-71.0-log

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Hyper-threading -How does it double CPU throughput?

Hyper-threading

The other day a customer asked me to do capacity planning for their web server farm. I was looking at the CPU graph for one of the web servers that had Hyper-threading switched ON and thought to myself: “This must be quite a misleading graph – it shows 30% CPU usage. It can’t really […]

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First TokuMXse performance numbers

UPDATE: Since the publication of this blog post, the first release candidate of TokuMXse was made available for testing. Learn more about v1.0.0.RC.0. In addition, MongoDB has decided to call the release formerly known as v2.8, v3.0.
We’ve been working on TokuMXse for quite some time now. TokuMXse is the MongoDB 2.8 storage engine version of TokuMX that […]

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