[OpenAFS] Reporting on some recent benchmark results

Garrett Wollman wollman@csail.mit.edu
Wed, 6 Apr 2011 13:34:47 -0400

<<On Wed, 6 Apr 2011 16:06:42 +0100, Simon Wilkinson <sxw@inf.ed.ac.uk> said:

> The statistic I'm really interested in at present, unfortunately,
> isn't one that you cover. With the imminent release of 1.6.0, what
> would be really interesting to know is a direct comparison between
> 1.4.14 and 1.6.0 on the same hardware, for the same workload. I know
> of workloads in which I can clearly show that 1.6.0 is faster, what
> would be really useful is to see, and to understand, is workloads
> for which it is slower.

Well, all the tests I did were in fact on the same hardware, but
you're right to note the existence of significant confounding
factors, including different operating systems and backing store