[pve-devel] Count monthly traffic

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Wed Apr 17 09:28:23 CEST 2013

> Sure but how to benchmark? Just create a file with 32 values and create
> 2 files (this but be the avg of network interfaces) may be it is just 1.5.
> And then update both each second and look at the disk i/o? Or how did you
> imagine this. I think it makes no sense to compare 32 values agains
> 32 files as most VMs won't have 32 nics.

I want to know how large a file with 32 values is, and how the system behaves when we
update 3000 files every 10 seconds. You can easily write a test program to write files
at that rate.

I am particularly interested in IO load (on normal ide disks) and memory requirements of rrdcached.

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