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Docker High Performance by Allan Espinosa

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Analyzing benchmark results

In this section, we will analyze the benchmark results, and identify how the 120,000 requests affected our application. In creating web application benchmarks, there are typically two things we are usually interested in:

  • How many requests can our application handle at a time?
  • For how long is each request being processed by our application?

These two low-level web performance metrics can easily translate to the business implications of our application. For example, how many customers are using our application? Another one is, how are they perceiving the responsiveness of our application from a user experience perspective? We can correlate secondary metrics in our application such as CPU, memory, and network to determine ...

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