[erlang-questions] basho_bench, was Re: [ANN] Silly benchmarking

Jesper Louis Andersen <>
Wed May 1 11:17:48 CEST 2013



On May 1, 2013, at 1:14 AM, Scott Lystig Fritchie <> wrote:

> 
> Actually, you can use it to measure whatever you want, if you write a
> callback module with a new/1 and run/4 function.  Tracking throughput is
> always good, but also tracking min, mean, median, 95th, 99th, 99_9th,
> and maximum latency stats plus error rates is An Even BetterThing(tm).
> Nice R and Gnuplot graphs is also very convenient.
> 

Also, bootstrapping the samples to track how much your median and mean vary inside 100000 bootstrapping runs could tell you how stable your measurement seems to be. R has a really nice multi-core bootstrapping module call I intended to do for this. But that project is dormant at the moment.

Jesper Louis Andersen
  Erlang Solutions Ltd., Copenhagen





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