Tom Dossis wrote: > David Johnson wrote: >> Okay. I think I figured it out. It seems that images and large objects are >> the main culprit. We have very few images, mainly just icons for the >> content types and tabs. >> >> I discovered this by using lynx and with IE disabling images. >> >> So the new question is: how do I speed up image downloading? I'm guessing >> this has something to do with the ZODB? > > Hi David, > > Here's some 'benchmarks' for you to compare against. > > I accessed images both as resources and content objects. Though there > was some difference b/w them it wasn't by any order of magnitude.... > > I used a recent Zope3 version from svn.zope.org. From the results it > looks like data bandwidth may be a factor to consider. > > Also my benchmark client is written in python using twisted and it also > adds it's own (significant) overhead.
I can recommend the Apache benchmarking tool ab  for creating easily comparable and reproduceable benchmarks.  http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/programs/ab.html Philipp _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users