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Latency benchmark

rsanhuezrsanhuez Member RenatoOrganization: Federico Santa Maria Technical UniversityProject: I am evaluating middleware technologies for distributed systems as a part of my thesis.

Hi everyone,

I am going to benchmark latency for different middleware technologies and I am looking for some advice for doing it properly. Is there a guide or a source of "good practices" which I should check out?

I read the whitepaper from ZeroC (Choosing Middleware: Why Performance and Scalability do (and do not) Matter) which i found very insightful. I also read an old paper (Benchmarking the RoundTrip Latency of Various Java-Based Middleware Platforms), but the only two "useful" pieces of advice I could gather from this last paper were that I should "warm up" the middleware before starting to measure and to measure a large set of interactions (fairly obvious).

Any help is really appreciated,


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