Re: tools for measuring performance

From: Toivo Pedaste <>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 1996 09:57:39 +0800 (WST)

>I am running squid as http-accelerator, and I am a new squid user. I would
>like to know if there are any tools for measuring performance? How do I
>know that the performance has increased with squid running as http-accelator?
>If the performance has indeed increased, how much?

I do have a perl script that I use to measure squid response, I use
it to compare response through squid as a cache compared to direct
access but presumably it can be adapted to your purpose. It uses the
Perl5 http module.

You can get it from

 Toivo Pedaste                        Email:
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Received on Thu Nov 14 1996 - 17:55:01 MST

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