RE: Metrics for Swingbench benchmarks
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 08:47:29 -0000
Excellent report. That is the type of information that I was looking for and hoping to contribute to myself.
From: E Rudans [mailto:oceheb_at_inbox.lv]
Sent: 06 March 2008 09:09
To: John Hallas
Subject: Re: Metrics for Swingbench benchmarks
I'm also currently exploring this nice tool. Recently I did small test to check how really differs 32bit and 64bit oracle , and found that swingbench is really easy to setup and possible to do some quick test (I had only few days to test hardware). I did only small amount of load due to lack of disk subsystem.
If anyone interested, my quick test results are here <http://erudans.info/2008/03/06/oracle-32bin-vs-64-bit-quick-test/> I found 5-10% difference and wonder if this is real or this is test issue (test done wrong)
Quoting John Hallas <john.hallas_at_bjss.co.uk>:
Swingbench is an excellent toolset and we are pushing our test rig by using it. However I am not sure how to tell when you have an optimum configuration or what a realistic throughput (TPM might be).
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