BTW I really appreciate your taking the time to format the results into different comparison categories, with colour shades. Without that, given just a large table of raw numbers, I would not bother to spend enough time to interpret it. It is worth you, the writer, spending time on it so that we, the readers, don't have to.
Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Julian Foad wrote:
>> Only in the "SSD cold" column [...]
> Well, I tried to express that with the "but cold caches" bit.
> Could probably use same punctuation there.
>> I'd be interested to see a re-run of the HDD tests with this build
>> (r1607306); do you plan to do that?
> Can't until late September. However, I should get a Windows
> box soon to conduct testing in less controlled environment.
>> For "load" what repository are you loading into (format? packed?)
>> and if packed, how/when is it being packed?
> Load is into f6 and f7, respectively as indicated in the tables
> (the dump files used are format independent). Repositories
> were left non-packed.
>> Could you attach the actual scripts you use?
> I simply hacked up a shell script and derived variations from
> it for the new runs. It requires superuser rights for the cache
> flushing bits and some paths have to be adjusted manually.
> Storage locations get symlinked to /files to unify access.
> Scripts are provided as are without further commentary etc.
>> In the later PDF file "load" is not mentioned in the summary of
>> tests at the top of the file.
> The load bit had been a late addition and I forgot to update the
> introduction page. Parameters are the same as for the first run.
> (It took 10h total to transform the raw logs into a spreadsheet -
> Formatting in LibreOffice turns out to be super buggy).
>> Do you plan to re-test r1607306 over HTTP?
> Not at the moment as the f6 / f7 relation seems to be the same
> for svn: as for http:. ra_serf results seem to be slightly less
> consistent / predictable than ra_svn, making it harder to tell
> whether a given test sequence got disturbed.
> -- Stefan^2.
Received on 2014-07-04 17:31:19 CEST