[K12OSN] Benchmarking k12ltsp

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Mon Jun 13 13:28:03 UTC 2005

> > The question of performance vs. price, scsi vs. sata, software raid 
> > vs. hardware raid, 100 Mb vs. 1000 Mb to the switch comes 
> up on this 
> > list enough to bring me to the following.
> > 
> > Would it be reasonable / useful to come up with some sort 
> of k12ltsp 
> > benchmark procedure?
> > 
> > I'm thinking of something where you boot up a given number of 
> > terminals, log on then run a script that runs a given set of tasks.
> THis is a great idea! Then we could really compare apples to 
> apples. When posting the results we would need to include 
> consistent system specs.

I have no idea how to accomplish this but I think this is an excellent
idea as well.  It won't exactly tell you what hardware you'll need but
it will help see %'s of difference between setups to help way costs in
decision making.

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