[erlang-questions] [ANN] Silly benchmarking

David Mercer <>
Tue Apr 30 22:01:19 CEST 2013


On Tuesday, April 30, 2013, Loïc Hoguin wrote:

> It's not very interesting unless the numbers are also available for
> systems under load.

Wouldn’t you want benchmarks to eliminate confounding variables rather than add them?

If you wanted to benchmark under load, however, why not just put the system under the load you want to test under and then run your benchmarks.  I would not expect the benchmarking framework to provide that load for you.

Cheers,

DBM




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