Anyone else? You guys don't simulate realistic workload in benchmark
just do sysbench or something like that? If there were a tool for that
(which can handle data generation, initial database generation, and
query generation, maybe it's output will be a jmeter test case) would
you do so?
> I use jmeter too, but it can't generate the test dataset (if I have to
> write this, I plan that it will create a jmeter test case with the
> generated test data). Usually my ad-hoc script generates csv files (to
> load initial data) and jmeter test cases.
> Michael Dykman wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 9:41 AM, petya <petya@stripped> wrote:
>>> We have lots of mysql servers, master-slave and sharded databases. A
>>> recurring task when a new feature/application comes in to test the
>>> with real workload. This needs test data and test query generation.
>>> now I did this with ad-hoc scripts, I looked for tools to do this, so
>>> far I
>>> found nothing.
>>> The closest thing to this was benerator, but it doesn't generate test
>>> queries. I need to measure write performance too (or concurrent
>>> performance), so it would be good if I can tell the tool to generate
>>> inserts with n records or generate a csv file or generate single
>>> statements, so I can simulate the application's workload (of course I
>>> can do
>>> this with the application itself, but in development stage it is
>>> to see how the database itself performs).
>>> Does such a tool exists? No problem if it is mysql only. If not, I
>>> think I
>>> will write one.
>>> Peter Boros
>> It is by no means the only such tool, but I have often use JMeter as
>> an all-purpose load-generation tool. It has good support for database
>> testing among other things..