[ic] Performance testing: timer variable?
Fri, 9 Mar 2001 08:17:05 -0500
On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 02:33:58AM -0800, Dan B wrote:
> I am doing some performance testing/debugging, and would love to hear
> comments from others about this.
> A) Testing the load time (seconds) for an entire page
> Is 'time wget $URL' a good indicator?
> B) Testing a specific block of code?
> What kind of [perl] would you put in front and in back to take a
> before and after time sample, subtract it, and give the "x.xxxx" seconds
> passed" result? Or another way all together?
> C) I'm also wondering how much of a difference there is between [query] and
> direct SQL querying (i.e. how much does the overhead of perl, DBI, IC
> amount to).
It's not clear what you want to know or what you define as "good performance"
in your situation. You need to define that first.
> 2:30am, it's getting late. Must... launch... website... soon...
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