LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-02-2006, 06:33 PM   #1
luckythedonkey
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: Australia
Posts: 16

Rep: Reputation: 0
Benchtesting software


Hi Guys,

I'm looking for some good benchtesting software.

So you can understand, I have a production box (Red Hat 9) at work we are looking at upgrading because the hardware is old. I basically need some software that's will let me look at the load on the network controller, storage, memory etc so I can find out where it's bottlenecking when it's put under load.

I need to know this info so I know what model to recommend upgrading to and how to spec it.

I've downloaded and installed SAR but haven't had a chance to sit down and learn it yet. Is this software good for the job? Or is there something else you guys recommend that would be better fit for this purpose?


Thanks!
Justin
 
Old 09-03-2006, 03:39 PM   #2
Tinkster
Moderator
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: earth
Distribution: slackware by choice, others too :} ... android.
Posts: 23,067
Blog Entries: 11

Rep: Reputation: 917Reputation: 917Reputation: 917Reputation: 917Reputation: 917Reputation: 917Reputation: 917Reputation: 917
sar does a good job, so does vmstat. And good old trusty top is a valuable
tool, too. Btw, for a server class machine I would be using a server class
distro :} ... not RH9.


Cheers,
Tink
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Software reuse and DSO -- breaking the rules of embedded software development LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 04-20-2006 02:54 AM
LXer: Open Source Software Will Permeate Enterprise Software, Says The ... LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 12-12-2005 08:31 PM
Installation Software for Custom Developed Java/Perl Software donkey123 Linux - Software 0 06-15-2005 05:26 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:42 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration