• Subject: Re: More AS/400 Web server Load Testing Results
  • From: "Nathan M. Andelin" <nathanma@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 14:09:01 -0700

>I've been trying to load test our AS/400 web server.
>It's very unscientific but any results are interesting
>to me, as I'm sure to others.

>I'm using the same box to send the requests as I am
>to produce the results, just an FYI.  I am finding that
>running 500 interactive jobs at once takes more CPU
>than the web server trying to process them.

Brad,

Here's a suggestion.  Put a loop in your GU001RG program.  Within the loop,
include $CONNECT, $WRITE, $READ, and Close(socket).  Then submit only 10-20
jobs, but let each job request a web page 500 times or so.  I think this
will provide more HTTP-CGI specific load testing.  As you pointed out, 500
jobs is not load testing the web server - its load testing the entire
system.

+++ Nathan +++



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