[drupal-devel] Up for some serious benchmarking?
killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Thu Feb 3 14:47:54 UTC 2005
On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
> > <redLED_> i forget about it for a week
> > <redLED_> and come reclaim it later
> If anyone wants to help benchmark Drupal, or wants to take a lead in
> this experiment, raise you hand. If not, I might give it a go myself as
I am obviously interested.
> it is quite interesting to play with. The fact such heavy machinery is
> made available is a unique chance.
> Personally, I am primarily interested in:
> 1. Comparing Drupal 4.6 to Drupal 4.5
> 2. Comparing Drupal 4.6 to Drupal 4.6 + revisions patch
> 3. Comparing Drupal 4.6 to Drupal 4.6 + node-level access
> I suggest that we find (or make) ourselves a decent Drupal 4.5.2
> database, and that we compare it to the upgraded version of the exact
> same database.
> (If you have an interesting Drupal 4.5.2 database to share, let us know.
> I don't have such old copies of the drupal.org database.)
You should maybe make it a policy to keep one copy per release. As we
have seen this is valuable for testing the upgrade path. We should be
able to test the whole 4.n->4.n+1 upgrade process before a release.
Ideally on all supported databases.
> We'll want to find a good benchmark tool and create one or more
> real-life test-scenarios that we can use to beat the crap out of Drupal.
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