During our earlier benchmarking activities, we benchmarked applications using wikibench. Remember that wikibench is a web application on a traditional LAMP stack. While analyzing the results, we found that the performance is improved by tuning the MySQL database. This motivated us to benchmark MySQL. To carry out this process, we used ...
July 15, 2014Flux7 Labs
Today, we explore the performance of wikibench on ‘c3’ instances. The methodology we used is similar to the one we utilized on ‘m3’ instances in this post here. In testing ‘c3’ instances, we used a paravirtual image for all our experiments. We used Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64-bit architecture) for ...
June 10, 2014Flux7 Labs
In a recent post, we discussed the basics of the wikibench tool and how it is used for application benchmarking. Today, we’ll discuss how we used the Wikibench tool to benchmark m3.xlarge instance. The operating system used for the purpose of this benchmarking was 64-bit Ubuntu Precise 12.04. We ran ...
May 27, 2014Flux7 Labs
In many of our previous posts, we have talked about micro-benchmarking AWS instances, including benchmarking the instances for CPU, Disk I/O and Network performance. In this post, we will discuss our methodology for macro-benchmarking. While ...
May 20, 2014Flux7 Labs