Looking for a Web application to test CPU

Nathan kemotaha at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 11:39:29 MDT 2008


On Sun, 2008-06-29 at 07:15 -0600, Dave Smith wrote:
> Stuart Jansen wrote:
> > They exist. I've run across some pretty sucky sites that max my
> > processor whenever I perform certain actions or scroll the window.
> >   
> 
> I know what you mean. Pretty much any JavaScript intensive site pegs my 
> iPod Touch CPU (supposedly Apple is addressing this in the 2.0 
> software), but I think the OP was talking about server side. Re-reading 
> the post, I think that's the case:
> 
>  > The test is going to be using Siege to throw a whole bunch of web 
> requests
>  > at the machine and see how the CPU holds up.
> 
> It'd be easy enough to write a memory/cpu intensive web application 
> (heck, a bash fork bomb or tight while loop would do the job, if 
> installed as a CGI).

Yes this would do the job, but my goal is to make it as close as
possible to a real website.  I want to simulate a business environment
to get the data.  This would load down the server but not really give me
real world conditions.

Nathan




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