Re: Proxy benchmark/tester

From: James R Grinter <>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 23:51:54 +0000

On Wed 10 Dec, 1997, Dancer <> wrote:
>Alex Rousskov wrote:
>> Without going into numerous obvious details, how important/useful/urgent
>> the development of such a test suite is?
>I would say that it's important, useful and steadily becoming more urgent :)

But very difficult to get right.

It is absolutely essential to also be able to simulate client latency (we can't
easily simulate client broken TCP behaviour, but we'll have to live with that).

I did find, long ago, some references to papers on a sort of network "sandbox"
implementation, but I never found it again when I actually wanted it (I think
it was some work at MIT, but I can't remember what papers I was reading at the

Received on Tue Dec 09 1997 - 15:54:55 MST

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