23 Sep 2014

MySQL Benchmarking on m3.xlarge and m3.2xlarge Instances

by Flux7 Labs / September 23, 2014 / Benchmarking 0

In our last post about MySQL benchmarking, we benchmarked MySQL performance on an m3.large instance using both instance store and different types of Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Elastic Block Store (EBS) storage.

In this post, we have extended the benchmarks on m3.xlarge and m3.2xlarge. We ran the benchmarks with and without optimizations. We explained the optimization and the rationale behind each of them in a previous post about using Sysbench for benchmarking.

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03 Sep 2014

Analyzing AWS m3 Instances for Performance & Bandwidth - Flux7 Blog

by Flux7 Labs / September 03, 2014 / Benchmarking, Compute 0

Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 offers a variety of instance families and types, each serving specific use cases. The instance families include:

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26 Aug 2014
29 Jul 2014

MySQL Benchmarking: Setup, Optimizations & Results Using Sysbench on m3.Large

by Flux7 Labs / July 29, 2014 / Benchmarking 0

Throughout the history of our blog, we have shared many posts in regard to benchmarking, such as explaining how to setup and use sysbench for MySQL benchmarking. You can just do a search in the upper right-hand corner for “benchmarking” to find all of these. Today, we are continuing to add to the library!

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15 Jul 2014

Using Sysbench to Benchmark MySQL

by Flux7 Labs / July 15, 2014 / Benchmarking 0

During our earlier benchmarking activities, we benchmarked applications using wikibench. Remember that wikibench is a web application on a traditional LAMP stack. While analyzing the results, we found that the performance is improved by tuning the MySQL database. This motivated us to benchmark MySQL.

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01 Jul 2014

Benchmarking: Network Performance Analysis of r3 Instances

by Flux7 Labs / July 01, 2014 / Benchmarking, Compute 0

Before now, we have shared a few posts that explore benchmarking and the analysis of the r3 instance family, as well as other instances. You can find any number of those posts here.

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24 Jun 2014
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10 Jun 2014

Wikibench Performance on c3 Instances

by Flux7 Labs / June 10, 2014 / Benchmarking 0

Today, we explore the performance of wikibench on ‘c3’ instances. The methodology we used is similar to the one we utilized on ‘m3’ instances in this post here.

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27 May 2014

Benchmarking m3.xlarge with Wikibench

by Flux7 Labs / May 27, 2014 / Benchmarking 0

In a recent post, we discussed the basics of the wikibench tool and how it is used for application benchmarking. Today, we’ll discuss how we used the Wikibench tool to benchmark m3.xlarge instance. The operating system used for the purpose of this benchmarking was 64-bit Ubuntu Precise 12.04.

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